Who is the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto?
We know that him, her, or they are the creator of the first blockchain technology, Bitcoin. But there are a lot of questions surrounding the truth of the mysterious creator.
In Finding Satoshi, our intrepid report Jacques Martin explores the background of this situation, and explore the options and possibilities to try to figure out who this person, or people, could be.
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The Enigma of Satoshi
We live in an era where the answer to virtually any question one could conceivably ask can be answered with a few simple keystrokes. Technology has helped to create a world where privacy is dead, and access to information is seemingly limitless. However, even in an age where information flows like lava, there are still some mysteries that remain. One such mystery is the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the man who created Bitcoin and the first blockchain database. The first installment of the Finding Satoshi Nakamoto series introduces this mystery.
Cypherpunks – Technology for Freedom
The creator, or creators, of Bitcoin and the first blockchain are still unknown. Cypherpunks are activists who advocate the use of privacy-enhancing technology to usher in a new era of social and political chance. Some people have attempted to tie some cypherpunks to Bitcoin’s initiation. We explore some more possibilities of who Satoshi Nakamoto could be in Part 2 of Finding Satoshi Nakamoto.
Mistaken Identity – The Man With The Right Name
People are still trying to determine who created Bitcoin, the first blockchain and cryptocurrency. These has been a lot of speculation and investigation into this mysterious creator (or creators)…
Some think Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto could be the guy. He is a libertarian computer engineer, who shares the name Satoshi Nakamoto. Read Part 3: The Other Nakamoto to continue investigating who created this remarkable technology!
The False Prophet from Down Under
The mystery behind the creator of Bitcoin (the first blockchain technology) is quite a difficult one to solve. There have been many ideas about who Satoshi Nakamoto could be, but none have completely determined the answer to the mystery. Craig Wright is a man that claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto. Part 4 – From the Land Down Under explores this possibility!
The Pioneers of Internet Money
No one knows who created Bitcoin. Some think it may be computer scientist, Nick Szabo, who also created a system called bit gold, which parallels Bitcoin very much. Is it evidence that Szabo could be the man behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto? Or just coincidental? Explore the mystery of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, here!
Incorrect Presumptions – A Case For A Female Satoshi?
Could the famed Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin, be a woman? The blockchain community is historically male-dominant, but Margaret Runchy seems to be a worthy candidate for the creation of Bitcoin; her Model of Everything is very similar, indeed. Explore the mystery here in the last installment of Finding Satoshi Nakamoto!
The Speculation Continues…
Nearly a decade later, folks are still fascinated by the possibilities of who created bitcoin. Almost everyone has their own theory on who (or what) Satoshi Nakamoto really is. In this special edition, we take a look at three of the wildest possibilities surrounding the elusive innovator’s true identity.
Why Does Satoshi Hide?
While we still don’t know who Nakamoto is, one thing is certain: whoever is behind the name doesn’t want to be found. This might lead one to ask the obvious question – why would the person who created the world’s first and most valuable cryptocurrency want their identity concealed?
Satoshi Odds – Who Could It Be?
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Today we’ll take a look at 10 Satoshi suspects and assess each individuals’ chance of actually being the elusive bitcoin creator.