On this date 9 years ago, the genesis block of Bitcoin and the blockchain was born. In it, the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto attached a lil F.U. to the banking bailout culture with it. Happy birthday, Bitcoin!
Partially in its honor (and because I just found this neat little video), here is a CNBC (of all places) guy explaining the fairly steady rise of bitcoin through logarithmic charts. Charts, people - charts!
Happy birthday, Bitcoin. I don't care what these baby altcoins say. You're still #1 on CoinMarketCap, and #1 in our hearts.