Hello. It's odd how I just signed up at Coinbase.com yesterday and then found this website and cryptocurrency group today. Much of the talk about digital money has gone way over my head, so I hope to find some good insight here.
The purpose of this group is to focus on the building of Black wealth through innovations in finance and economics. Cryptocurrency is a relatively new form of digital currency in which third parties are removed (like centralized banks and governments who failed us during the 2008 Great Recession). The cryptocurrencies are mostly decentralized and have been inspired by the work of a group of unknown mathematicians and computer scientists. After the 2008 financial crisis, this group wrote the following paper: https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf