[ExI] Input for article on "The Extropian Roots of Bitcoin"

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 22:21:54 UTC 2014

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 3:20 PM,  Bryan Bishop <kanzure at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 10:41 AM, Aleksei Riikonen <aleksei at iki.fi> wrote:
>> Well here's some fun speculation for you, on how bitcoin was born,
>> with some extropians featuring prominently in the plot:
>> http://fuk.io/who-is-satoshi-nakamoto-the-truth/
> You can go even further back, to the USENET conspiracy theories about Nick
> Szabo, Hal Finney, Perry Metzger, Wei Dai, John Gilmore, etc:
> http://borg.uu3.net/ldetweil/medusa/medusa.html

Ah!  Those were the days!  Hal, of course, is in suspension.  I have
had recent contact in person with Tim May.  John Gilmore by email and
Perry over chat.  Eric Hughes was tele present at Hugh Daniel's wake a
bit over a year ago.


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