Tag: cypherpunk

Oct 30 2022

Dustin Trammell On The Original White Paper Day, Corresponding With Satoshi And The Growing Need For Bitcoin

Trammell was one of the first to recognize Bitcoin’s potential and offers unique perspective for Bitcoiners celebrating White Paper Day 2022.On October 31, 2008, the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto submitted their white paper outlining "Bitcoin: A Peer-To-Peer Electronic Cash System" to...

Oct 28 2022

San Francisco 2033: You Will Own Nothing And Be Happy

Welcome to San Francisco in 2033, where universal basic income and FedGov surveillance pervade and Bitcoin is outlawed.This is a science-fiction piece by Jameson Lopp, professional Cypherpunk and cofounder and CTO at Casa."Good morning." I'm gently awoken by my smart watch's soothing female voice. It's a bit robotic but does have a touch of personality and charm."Today is Monday,...

May 31 2022

How The Extropian Quest For Digital Cash Secured Our Trips To The Stars

Before they were cypherpunks, the forefathers of Bitcoin were Extropians.This article originally appeared in Bitcoin Magazine's "Moon Issue." To get a copy, visit our store.Extropianism, a radically techno-optimistic and forward- looking philosophy developed...

Nov 01 2021

Exploring The Origin Of Bitcoin

Nov 01 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  adam back culture cypherpunk satoshi

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Jun 25 2021

But Which Side Of The Moon Are We Going To?

Jun 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture cypherpunk fiction

A look at two worlds, both of which use Bitcoin as the global currency. But that is where the similarities end.The following article is a work of fiction. For now. It’s Aug. 1, 2028, and we’ve made...

Jan 01 2021

Nov 24 2020

Cypherpunk, Crypto Anarchy and How Bitcoin Lost the Narrative

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  amir taaki bitcoin cypherpunk history philosophy

The crypto industry tends to give "cypherpunk" vibes a great deal of lip service without much attention to their real values.

Nov 03 2020

Aug 28 2020

Our Hero Hal: Fundraising For A Bitcoin Visionary

Hal Finney is remembered as one of the early pioneers of Bitcoin, a peer-to- peer electronic cash system, and an advocate for widespread use of cryptography to help enhance people's privacy. Finney was one of the biggest defenders and supporters of Bitcoin from its earliest days. He rose...

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