This is the first episode of Bored Founders News in 2023.
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In today’s mail you can read about a topic, important from our point of view in 2023. Last year left some unfinished businesses. It’s important to observe them, because all of that has an impact on the web3 world.
We also prepared for you an article about Bitcoin creator - Satoshi Nakamoto.
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⁉️ Who the f**k is Satoshi Nakamoto?
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As we approach 2023, several significant events and trends are worth keeping an eye on in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry.
One event to observe is the arrest of a Tornado Cash developer without raised charges, which could have significant implications for the privacy-focused cryptocurrency project and raise concerns about the legal risks of working on such projects.
Another trend to watch is the rise of digital collectibles as an alternative to NFTs, offering a more affordable and sustainable way to represent unique digital assets.
In terms of controversy, the bankruptcy of FTX and Alameda and the subsequent legal process involving SBF could shake up the entire industry.
Lastly, the Ethereum network's highly anticipated upgrade, The Merge, has the potential to significantly impact the Ethereum ecosystem and the adoption of Ethereum-based applications. Stay informed to make informed decisions about your investments in
the exciting and eventful year ahead.
One is sure, this will be an interesting year!
⁉️ WHO THE F**K IS SATOSHI NAKAMOTO?
You've probably heard this name several times if you're new in the crypto world. It's always interesting, trying to understand something mysterious when there is no direct answer.
Satoshi Nakamoto is the mysterious mastermind behind the creation of Bitcoin, the world's first and most well-known cryptocurrency. No one knows for sure who this enigmatic figure really is, as the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto remains shrouded in secrecy to this day. Some speculate that it could be the pseudonym for a single individual. In contrast, others believe it could be a group of people working together. Regardless of who is behind the pseudonym, the impact of their work has been nothing short of revolutionary, with Bitcoin becoming a significant player in the world of digital currencies and attracting a massive following of enthusiasts and investors. So, Satoshi Nakamoto is the mastermind behind Bitcoin. This digital currency has taken the world by storm and changed how we think about money.
Satoshi is credited with creating the cryptocurrency called Bitcoin and writing its original white paper, which was published in 2008. In the white paper, Satoshi described a decentralized digital currency that would allow for secure and transparent financial transactions without intermediaries such as banks. They also proposed a solution to double spending, a potential issue with digital currencies, by implementing a proof-of-work system that requires users to solve complex mathematical problems to verify transactions.
Satoshi's work on Bitcoin laid the foundation for developing cryptocurrency and the underlying blockchain technology. In the years since Bitcoin's inception, it has become one of the most widely used and recognized cryptocurrencies in the world, with
a market capitalization of billions of dollars. Despite the significant impact of Satoshi's work, the true identity of this enigmatic figure remains a mystery, with many speculating about who they may be and their motivations for creating Bitcoin.
Satoshi Nakamoto is a mystery. In preparation for this investigation, we've compiled a list of people suspected to be the creator of Bitcoin. He or she may be on this list.
Nick Szabo - a computer science prodigy who, in the 1990s, designed digital contracts and is widely regarded as a leading expert in the field. Some people believe that he could be the mastermind behind Satoshi
Nakamoto due to similarities in writing style and technical expertise.
Dorian Nakamoto - a Japanese-American man who was once thought to be the person behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, was later debunked as a suspect.
Craig Wright - a computer scientist and businessman from Australia who claimed to be Satoshi Nakamoto in 2016 and was met with widespread skepticism from experts in the field.
Hal Finney - a computer science and early Bitcoin developer. He was the first person to receive a Bitcoin transaction from Satoshi. Some experts believe that Finney could be the person behind the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.
Shinichi Mochizuki - a Japanese mathematician and cryptography expert, has denied involvement with Bitcoin. However, he has been strongly linked to the mystery of Satoshi Nakamoto.
- Finnish economist and game designer with expertise in economics and a background in online communities. He has denied involvement with Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym for the creator of Bitcoin.
Neal King - a Norwegian computer scientist with a background in finance, was mentioned as a possible candidate for Satoshi due to his involvement in a company that was working on a project related to Bitcoin. King has denied any involvement with cryptocurrency.
Paul Le Roux - South African programmer and entrepreneur with
expertise in cryptography and a reputation for reclusiveness. Le Roux has been mentioned as a possible candidate for Satoshi Nakamoto and denied involvement with Bitcoin.
Ross Ulbricht - a man who created the famous online black market known as the Silk Road, is believed to be Satoshi Nakamoto. However, he has denied any involvement with Bitcoin.
Elon Musk - the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla. Musk's interest in computers and his background as a math-and-computer science major have led some to speculating that he could be the
mastermind behind Satoshi Nakamoto—the creator of Bitcoin. However, Musk has denied any involvement with the creation of Bitcoin.
There are a lot of conspiracy theories and ideas about the identity of Satoshi. One of them says that Satoshi needs to be a one person, not a group, because a group of people can’t hold this kind of secret for so long. The next one says that Satoshi could have passed away several years ago, that’s why no one can find out his true identity now.
The last known transaction on a Bitcoin wallet associated with Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, was made
on April 23, 2011. It is unclear if Satoshi is still active in the cryptocurrency world or if he/she/they have stopped using this particular wallet. The true identity and current activity of Satoshi remain a mystery.
You can read more about Satoshi on https://nakamotoinstitute.org/.
Have you heard any other theories about Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity?
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