Who is Spencer Dinwiddie? [SD8 Token]
Spencer Dinwiddie is a pro basketball player who describes himself as "a tech guy with a jumper".
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Dinwiddie is the first pro athlete in the maj...
Who is Aleksandra Joanna Jaworska?
Joanna Jaworska is a Polish economist who specializes in blockchain technology.
She is head of ICO/STO Marketing Strategy at Insight Global PR.
Her ICOBench profile informs ...
Who is Carlos Matos?
Carlos Matos is a self described investor and entrepreneur from New York.
He gained notoriety for his overly enthusiastic presentation of Bitconnect on the annual ceremony whic...
Who is Justin Sun?
Justin Sun is the TRON cryptocurrency creator and current leader.
He is also Chief Executive Officer at decentralized file distribution company BitTorrent.
Sun has been feat...
Who is Adam Back?
In today's Who's Who section of Crypto.BI, we introduce Adam Back, a cryptographer from Great Britain who created HashCash, one of the most fundamental pieces of the Bitcoin softw...
Who is Andreas Antonopoulos?
Today's post on the Who's Who section of Crypto.BI is about Andreas Antonopoulos, a British born author, speaker and Bitcoin advocate.
Antonopoulos was born in the UK but was r...
Who is Gavin Andresen?
As part of the Who's Who section of Crypto.BI, today we present the profile of Gavin Andresen, one of Bitcoin's most important figures and its lead developer for many years.
Who is Vitalik Buterin?
As part of the Who's Who section of Crypto.BI, today we present the profile of one of the most influential software developers in the cryptocurrency field, being co-responsible fo...
Who is Hal Finney?
Hal Finney was a software developer, cipherpunk and cryptography advocate who worked on many relevant security-related software projects, the original Bitcoin Core source being on...
Why is Bitcoin a deflationary currency? What does this mean in practice?
To understand deflation we must first define its opposite: monetary inflation. We hear a lot about inflation on the news, but what exactly does it mean? As the term itself suggests, inflation is an increase in the supply of some value or product. In the case of currencies in general, we have monetary inflation, which […]
Is Quantum Key Distribution in the future of cryptocurrencies?
What would be the use of a data transmission system where the contents of a message changed if anyone simply read it? Secret Key Exchange Imagine if our two dearest cryptocurrency enthusiasts, Alice and Bob, could exchange secret keys through such a medium? In this case, if anyone were to try and eavesdrop on their […]
We think Elon Musk IS the real Satoshi. For real.
We know what you’re thinking: this post can’t be serious. But it is. Like, dead serious. After dismissing the theory that Elon Musk is Satoshi Nakamoto as a joke for a long time, we went and had a closer look at the arguments behind this rumor and, as this piece from Entrepeneur put it, the […]
What is the difference between digital money and cryptocurrencies?
Cryptocurrencies are a form of digital money, but what we normally understand as digital money is represented in fiat currency. For instance, prepaid cards, virtual credit cards and other forms of digital money are simply fiat money deposited into some account under a traditional banking institution. Parents, for instance, can load up their children’s cards […]
HashCash is an early Proof of Work (PoW) system developed by Adam Back. Its initial purpose was to fight email spam, but HashCash ended up becoming a central component of the Bitcoin consensus mechanism.
Hal Finney was a cryptographer who pioneered the development of Bitcoin. Finney received the first ever Bitcoin transfer.