Adam Back News

Adam Back is a crypto-hacker and cryptographer born in London in 1970 and is currently living in Malta. Adam Back’s hashcash proof-of-work system is used in counterspam technologies and cryptocurrency mining. Adam Back is one of the first people to work on Bitcoin and was contacted by Nakamoto in 2009 to give his thoughts on hashcashes usage in Bitcoin. Adam Back is a founder of the technology company Blockstream, which is one of the main contributors to Bitcoin Core. As Blockstream’s CEO, Adam brought the company into being a leading developer of the Lightning Network, liquid sidechains and other interesting projects. Adam’s contribution to Bitcoin and cryptography development has made him one of the main cryptocurrency experts today. He is actively doing talks on such topics as privacy, scaling and the future development of Bitcoin.

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Twitter doesn’t seem able to move fast enough to stop thieves from grossly misusing their platform.
You won’t believe the depths to which crypto scammers on Twitter are willing to sink
Michael Kapilkov
2020-09-22T23:46:15+01:00
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Sign your email with a private key, just like in the good old days.
You can now send email right from your Ethereum address
Michael Kapilkov
2020-09-16T21:59:37+01:00
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As lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan takes a break from Bitcoin duties, we ask what would happen if the entire Github maintenance team disappeared.
Would Bitcoin suffer if the lead maintainers were kidnapped by aliens?
Michael Kapilkov
2020-09-11T23:30:00+01:00
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When determining consensus in the blockchain community, right and wrong isn't always "Black" and "White".
Semantic debate may account for Wladimir van der Laan's Bitcoin Core departure
Michael Kapilkov
2020-09-08T18:40:00+01:00
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Wuille will continue contributing to a new Multi-Signature standard for Bitcoin.
Pieter Wuille will continue to work with Blockstream despite his recent move to Chaincode Labs
Michael Kapilkov
2020-09-02T22:46:15+01:00
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The Winklevoss twins not only share physical similarities, but Twitter habits as well.
Revealed: Twitter Habits of the Crypto Elite
Michael Kapilkov
2020-08-22T14:03:00+01:00
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But he didn’t sell anywhere near the top.
Vitalik Buterin Sold His Ether for Fiat, Not Bitcoin
Michael Kapilkov
2020-08-18T22:18:00+01:00
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Adam Back has some interesting (if somewhat odd) views on altcoins and the return of Satoshi Nakamoto.
Adam Back: Bitcoin is Enough, Satoshi Should Stay Out
Michael Kapilkov
2020-08-11T18:27:00+01:00
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