Category: Satoshi

Bitcoin Energy Consumption Is Far More Efficient and Greener Than Today’s Banking System

Bitcoin Energy Consumption Is Far More Efficient and Greener Than Today’s Banking System

While bitcoin and a variety of digital currencies have swelled in value, a number of critics have spread fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD) in regard to the energy consumption proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrencies leverage to produce new units of currency. Just recently the software engineer Stephen Diehl expressed his dissatisfaction over the environmental cost of bitcoin. […]

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New Report Studies Satoshi Nakamoto’s Inconsistent British and American Writing Techniques

New Report Studies Satoshi Nakamoto’s Inconsistent British and American Writing Techniques

On December 31, 2020, a new report was published that studies Satoshi Nakamoto’s writing style, the creator’s use of expressions, and spelling. The new examination shows Satoshi’s spelling and American and British wording indicates it was very inconsistent and littered with misspellings as well. The research suggests the inconsistencies might have been done purposefully and […]

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10-Year-Old Block Rewards Wake Up: Data Parsers Catch a String of 1,000 ‘Satoshi Era’ Bitcoins from 2010 Spent Today

10-Year-Old Block Rewards Wake Up: Data Parsers Catch a String of 1,000 ‘Satoshi Era’ Bitcoins from 2010 Spent Today

On December 27, at around 2 a.m. in the morning (EST), another large string of decade-old sleeping bitcoins was transferred. The miner spent 20 block rewards that were originally mined in 2010, and also spent the corresponding bitcoin cash block rewards as well. The bitcoins moved are worth well over $27 million using today’s exchange […]

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Bitcoin’s Inception: A 340-Page Book Compiles All of Satoshi’s Writings in Chronological Order

Bitcoin’s Inception: A 340-Page Book Compiles All of Satoshi’s Writings in Chronological Order

Bitcoin’s mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, first appeared on the web when the software programmer (or programmers) published the Bitcoin white paper on Halloween 2008. After the paper published and the crypto network launched, the inventor spent a little time with the community curating the project. People who are inspired by Nakamoto or like to research […]

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Ten Years Ago Satoshi Nakamoto Logged Off – The Final Message from Bitcoin’s Inventor

Ten Years Ago Satoshi Nakamoto Logged Off – The Final Message from Bitcoin’s Inventor

Ten years ago today, the pseudonymous programmer (or programmers) Satoshi Nakamoto logged into the forum bitcointalk.org one last time, and left the Bitcoin community for good. The day prior Nakamoto wrote a final message to the crypto community by offering a quick build and telling developers that there’s more work to be done on denial-of-service […]

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New Research Suggests Satoshi Nakamoto Lived in London Creating Bitcoin

New Research Suggests Satoshi Nakamoto Lived in London Creating Bitcoin

The hunt for the mysterious Bitcoin inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto continues to this day, as new data-driven research has been recently deployed in order to figure out the creator’s location while he/she or they worked on the network. The researchers analyzed Satoshi’s 539 Bitcointalk posts, 34 emails, 169 code commits, metadata from all the versions of […]

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The Many Facts Pointing to John Nash Being Satoshi Nakamoto

The Many Facts Pointing to John Nash Being Satoshi Nakamoto

Six years ago, a number of theories spread across the internet that claimed the famed American economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. was Satoshi Nakamoto. There’s a bunch of circumstantial evidence that has invoked some research into the possibility that Nash could have been Bitcoin’s creator. The following editorial is the ninth installment of […]

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Bitcoin: Was Satoshi Nakamoto a cypherpunk? New documentary provides insights

Bitcoin: Was Satoshi Nakamoto a cypherpunk? New documentary provides insights

A new documentary has triggered a discussion about the background of the inventor of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. The authors have evidence that shows that Nakamoto was never a cypherpunk or was not interested in this movement until the publication of Bitcoin’s whitepaper. Digital magazine Reason has started publishing a four-part documentary series on the origin […]

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The Search for Satoshi Nakamoto: A Look at 7 Suspected Bitcoin Creators

The Search for Satoshi Nakamoto: A Look at 7 Suspected Bitcoin Creators

During the last decade, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have discussed the true identity of Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto. To this day, the Satoshi Nakamoto mystery continues to prevail, and throughout the years there’s been a great number of suspects and self-proclaimed crypto inventors.Halloween is approaching and twelve years ago on October 31, 2008, Bitcoin’s inventor published the […]

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