Nothing special. Just Satoshi Nakamoto casually forecasting what a stupid idea Bcash would be in 2010…

"If the second version screwed up, the user experience would reflect badly on both, although it would at least reinforce to users the importance of staying with the official version. If someone was getting ready to fork a second version, I would have to air a lot of disclaimers about the risks of using a minority version. This is a design where the majority version wins if there's any disagreement, and that can be pretty ugly for the minority version[…]."

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=195.msg1611#msg1611

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This portrait of Hal Finney is made of real $USD (1 to 100 bills ๐Ÿ’ธ) ripped and glued on canvas by the french artist @pascalboyart ๐ŸŽจ This work is a part of the serie “Who’s Satoshi?” exhibited in Sept 2018 in Paris crypto art show #bitcoinartrevolution

This portrait of Hal Finney is made of real $  USD (1 to 100 bills ๐Ÿ’ธ) ripped and glued on canvas by the french artist @pascalboyart ๐ŸŽจ This work is a part of the serie "Who's Satoshi?" exhibited in Sept 2018 in Paris crypto art show #bitcoinartrevolution submitted by /u/Pascalboyart
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The story of Hal Finney, an extraordinary cryptographic activist (main contributor to PGP), and his idea of โ€œReusable Proofs Of Workโ€. He was also one of the first Bitcoin users (downloading Bitcoin on the day it was released), receiving the first Bitcoin transaction ever from Satoshi him/herself!

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“A lot of people dismiss e-currency because of all the companies that failed since the 1990’s. It was the centrally controlled nature of those systems that doomed them. I think this is the first time we’re trying a decentralized, non-trust-based system” Satoshi Nakamoto #BitcoinAt10

"A lot of people dismiss e-currency because of all the companies that failed since the 1990's. It was the centrally controlled nature of those systems that doomed them. I think this is the first time we're trying a decentralized, non-trust-based system" Satoshi Nakamoto #BitcoinAt10 submitted by /u/SocialElementGroup
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Why Satoshi Nakamoto deserved a Nobel Prize

Why Satoshi Nakamoto deserved a Nobel Prize

Alfred Nobel died with regrets. After making a fortune off of explosives, he indicated in his will that his fortune should be used to make a prize awarded each year to those who โ€œconferred the greatest benefit to humankind.โ€ By all accounts, his namesake award has been a success โ€” winners are curing cancer, ending wars and discovering exotic bosons. Only a handful of humanity has won a Nobel Prize โ€” be it in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, economics or peace โ€” all of them distinguished for their exceptional work.Yet the 123-year-old institution has grown increasingly moribund, devolving into a system in which a council of predominantly old men dole out their honors to other old men, often remarkable for their work but relatively unknown outside the small circle of their community. As a result, the prize has grown almost entirely insulated inside academia, separate from more widespread advancements being made in the wider world. So in an attempt to reconnect with the public, the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences has begun to recognize more controversial figures. When the committee wanted to revitalize the prize for literature, they awarded Bob Dylan. So who could they choose to do the same for the economics prize?Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator of Bitcoin.

Nakamoto devised a way to remove trust from financial interactions. The creation of Bitcoin is a concrete, irreversible event that today affects the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. It created the foundation for technology that would produce. Most people on the street have heard of Bitcoin. The same cannot be said for Contract Theory or Behavioral Economics โ€” the fields of study that garnered the prize for the most recent laureates. Thatโ€™s not to cheapen their work โ€” it takes a brilliant mind to advance an entire academic discipline โ€” but cryptocurrency has perhaps had a more public impact on modern economics.

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