Blockchain is the most innovative technology developed in recent times, responsible for the operation of crypto-currencies networks.
Any transaction made using bitcoin or another crypto-currency is registered in the blockchain, and validated by the network of miners. This process makes it possible for companies and individuals from all over the world to make payments and exchange them in a transparent, secure way.
Bitcoin's design, using blockchain technology, is attributed to Satoshi Nakamoto, a completely unknown figure who in 2008 presented the idea in an e-mail list intended for those interested in cryptography. The excellent quality of the code ensured rebound, adherents and a team of developers joined the project. In 2009 the idea became reality and the network began to generate bitcoins.
With Bitcoin implanted, Satoshi Nakamoto began to participate less and less of the discussions and the following year transfers to Gavin Andresen the source code. The bitcoin.org and other domains for expression members in the new and effervescent Bitcoin community. After that, he never again manifested himself in network or publicly.