16 wild Bitcoin tales of rags to riches (and vice versa)

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#6 The Mystery Behind Bitcoin

Bitcoin mystery

We know who to thank for the vast majority of the technological advances and inventions that our society has seen over the last few decades. Thanks Tim Berners Lee, this internet thing is pretty rockin’! Oh, and thanks Mark Zuckerberg, how would I know what my weird cousin thinks about Colin Kapernick, without Facebook! But even now, 10 years on, we still don’t know much about the person behind Bitcoin. What we do know is that in 2008, someone under the name “Satoshi Nakamoto” uploaded a whitepaper to a cryptology mailing list entitled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”. The rest, as they say, is history!