List of Satoshi Candidates


A list of Crypto folks: Aaron Swartz Abida Khattak Adam Back Adam Shostack Adam Young Adi Shamir Adrian Perrig Alain Mayer Alan Sherman Albert Levi Albrecht Beutelspacher Alessandro Acquisti Alessandro Piva Alex Biryukov Alfred J. Menezes Alfred Menezes Alfredo De Santis Ali Selcuk Alice Silverberg Alireza Bahreman Amir Herzberg Amir Taaki Amos Fiat Amr Youssef Andreas Antonopoulos Andreas...

Bitcoin source code from November 2008.


Accidentally discovered a mind-blowing artefact of Bitcoin history. I had heard rumors of its existence. I give you: the pre-release source code of Bitcoin! … Confirmation by Satoshi many had access to code when he mined Genesis: … TL;DR Satoshi got many people to review the Bitcoin source code, so this means he wants the only miner when bitcoin launched Mindblown: earliest reference to the term...

The Time Zones of Satoshi Nakamoto


An early draft of the Bitcoin paper from October 2008 has the following information in its metadata: 64 0 obj endobj A later draft, the one published at has the following: 67 0 obj endobj Together the timestamp values 20081003134958–07’00’ and 20090324113315–06’00’ demonstrate that the computer used to export the paper to PDF had its clock time set to use the ‘Mountain...

What Did This Swiss Software Developer Have To Do With The Launch Of Bitcoin?


While the true identity of the possibly pseudonymous founder of Bitcoin Satoshi Nakamoto remains a mystery, there is one man who can be linked definitively to the digital cryptocurrency prior to its public debut. He’s a software developer who goes by the name Michael Weber, appears to be in his early 30s, and has a fondness for tight t-shirts, working out, heavily gelled hair, and sunglasses...

The Creation of Bitcoin


The Creation of Bitcoin….. New updated info 01/21/15. New info concerning a Jim McCoy concept will be added very soon. The Intro: I started going down this rabbit hole when I first started researching about the concept of bitcoin. The following information and links in this blog is where I kept going in circles for several months. I did find the answer to the mystery, but I feel each person...

Still don’t believe Nick Szabo is Satoshi? Read this.


During the spring of 2014, Hal Finney gave the Wall Street Journal a copy of some old emails he had received from Satoshi during January 2009. I was reading through these old emails (link) and noticed a strange comment by Satoshi in the following exchange: ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Satoshi Nakamoto Date: Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 8:41...