Bitcoin was not formed in a vacuum. It has a deep history of predecessor technologies, ideas, and research that combined to make Bitcoin possible. Take a look at this diagram and see which elements were referred to in the video series you just watched on the cypherpunks.
This text was provided to Saylor Academy with the permission of Ansel Lindner. You can find the original work at https://twitter.com/AnselLindner/status/993498723853352960/photo/1.