April 5, 2016 8:42 am

Fulfilling Satoshi’s Vision


The legend of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, has reached nearly mythical proportions. At a time when the world was reeling from financial crisis after financial crisis, this unknown, unassuming man introduced a radical idea: what if instead of depending on governments — and the men and women who run them — to determine our financial fate, we could find a technological solution? A solution that defies convention: a cryptographically secure digital currency that can be trusted because it is trustless, that can be stable because it is digital, and that was created by man but isn’t beholden to man’s whims. Initially Satoshi was ignored, ridiculed, and dismissed, but that only deepens the mythology behind the man. Despite these obstacles, his solution — Bitcoin — has become a legitimate currency that has the potential to change the world of economics and finance forever……. (Full Story)

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