A History of Dogecoin
Discussion Series: Notes on the 21st Century
8 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2017
Date Written: December 20, 2017
The frenzied public interest in cryptocurrencies has meant that, as second-order capital rushes towards the Bitcoin trade, potential investors are also drawn toward alternative currencies that may serve specific purposes; but one such cryptoasset, Dogecoin, is not so much an alternative numismatic instrument as it is a leisured exploration of community-building around a cryptoasset. This discussion paper recounts the historical evolution of Dogecoin, while also highlighting the crossover of cryptocurrency principles with the leisures of the blockchain.
Keywords: blockchain, cryptocurrency, bitcoin, dogecoin
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation