Step by Step Guide
If you are new to Bitcoin and feeling a little overwhelmed then I have produced a step by step guide to get your started. Be prepared, there is a lot to take in, it will get complicated and will take you a while to get your head around.
This is not a conclusive list, just a bunch of things to help you get started.
Before you do anything, go to Lopp’s Resources page and consume everything.
Step 1: Watch
Watch the following as a good introduction:
Introduction to Bitcoin video by Andreas Antonopoulos
Banking on Bitcoin documentary (this will give you a good background to Bitcoin)
All the introductory videos about Bitcoin on Jameson Lopp’s website
Step 2: Read
Once you have watched the videos above then you might wish to read the following:
Step 3: Listen
There are a few important podcast episodes you should listen to:
Nick Szabo interviewed by Naval Ravikant on the Time Ferriss podcast
Saifedean Ammous on the Noded podcast
Caitlin Long Interviewed by Marty Bent on Tales From the Crypto
Murad Mahmudov interviewed by Anthony Pompliano on Off The Chain
Vijay Boyapati’s The Bullish Case for Bitcoin on my podcast, What Bitcoin Did
Then subscribe to a bunch of these podcasts and start listening regularly. I have listed most of the podcasts in the space on my resources page.
Step 5: Get Involved
Finally there are a bunch of things you can do to get involved:
Get on Twitter, follow people and join conversations (I have created a bunch of lists to help)
If you aren’t on Medium, create an account and start following people (there are some good people listed on my resources page)
Learn how to buy Bitcoin
Good luck, Peter.