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...
Opinion: Decentralized blockchains can only survive having a valuable token, like Bitcoin, attached to them [Feb 2018]
We’ve heard this time and again, especially from folks in the financial sector: “blockchain is here to stay, Bitcoin not so much”. Is this really so? We disagree, and in this article we discuss the origins of Bitcoin and how the problem it solved only makes sense when there’s a reward for participants to join […]
Bitcoin: The mother of all cryptocurrencies
On January 12 2009, an individual or group using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, announced that the first Bitcoin transaction had taken place. Ten Bitcoins had been magically transferred between Satoshi and cryptography legend Hal Finney. It was the beginning of a revolution which, to this day, promises to change how humankind deals with money, finance […]
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 […]
Why are there so many cryptocurrencies?
Why so many cryptocurrencies? Are all of them as complex as Bitcoin? Currently, the Crypto.BI cryptocurrency list has over 1993 entries. What’s behind this crypto diversity? Perhaps, the best way to answer this question is through a practical example. Say you are a member of the Bitcoin development team and suddenly you convince yourself that […]
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.