What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin has been called digital gold, a truth machine, a blockchain, a peer to peer network of nodes, an energy sink, and more. It is, in fact, all of these. However, these explanations are often so technical and dry, most people would rather watch grass grow. Most importantly, these explanations don’t show how Bitcoin has any use for you.  This helps:

An intro to Bitcoin and fiat.

Fantastic and clear explanation how fiat works, and the role of Bitcoin in this.

I was supposed to be like you after I was born, but now, I became just the opposite: fully elastic and soft money. I am controlled by my lords, who are people with emotions not like your unemotional code, in government and central banks. They can print me at will: whenever they want and how much they want. That is what is happening these days, BRRR.

https://medium.com/@inauman/60-minutes-with-bitcoin-and-fiat-brrr-b8d314cfbdab