Anyone else a fan of the **’Today I Learned’** subreddit? I thought it’d be fun to have our own TIL thread about all things crypto! Who’s in? 🙂
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*(For those of you unfamiliar with the ‘Today I Learned’ sub, the idea is that you share an interesting fact that you recently learned, usually prefixed by ‘TIL’ or ‘Today I learned’.)* I’ll kick things off…
**TIL:** Bitcoin is not the first digital currency. Digital currencies preceding bitcoin includes *e-gold*, which was introduced in 1996 and shut down by the US Government in 2008.