|Height||Age||Transactions||Total Sent||Relayed By||Size (kB)||Weight (kWU)|
|499575||5 minutes||2040||16,464.04 BTC||AntPool||1,043.84||3,992.79|
|499574||12 minutes||2380||24,495.54 BTC||GBMiners||1,143.66||3,992.99|
|499573||24 minutes||2843||22,054.32 BTC||BW.COM||998.13||3,992.17|
|499572||40 minutes||1729||18,548.72 BTC||F2Pool||1,039.49||3,997.61|
Like paper money and gold before it, bitcoin and ether allow parties to exchange value. Unlike their predecessors, they are digital and decentralized. For the first time in history, people can exchange value without intermediaries which translates to greater control of funds and lower fees.