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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Blockchain’s has surpassed 2^92 double-SHA256 hashes, hitting a new milestone.
Adam Back Says Blockchain Toppled Pyramids as It Hits New Computational Milestone
Stephen O'Neal
2020-06-04T17:28:00+01:00
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Crypto pioneer Adam Back thinks the current financial situation could propel Bitcoin to $300K — even without Goldman Sachs on board.
Adam Back: Crisis Will Push BTC to $300K Even Without Institutions
Andrew Fenton
2020-06-03T02:52:00+01:00
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Satoshi Nakamoto sought help from expert cryptographers, which allowed him to make Bitcoin secure, says an early developer.
Satoshi Nakamoto Had Outside Cryptography Help, Says Early Bitcoin Dev
Michael Kapilkov
2020-06-01T21:46:00+01:00
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Inside the Ethereum co-founder’s mental model of Satoshi.
Charles Hoskinson: Blockstream Founder Adam Back 'Checks All The Boxes' as Satoshi
Michael Kapilkov
2020-05-26T21:52:00+01:00
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Researchers examine whether a message signed by a 2009 miner calling Craig Wright a fraud may have been signed by Satoshi Nakamoto.
Satoshi Didn’t Sign Craig Wright Message, Says Crypto Researcher
Michael Kapilkov
2020-05-26T14:51:00+01:00
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Someone just moved Bitcoin from a wallet that has not been active for over 11 years, but Adam Back does not think it was Satoshi Nakamoto.
Adam Back Thinks Recent BTC Move Wasn't Satoshi
Benjamin Pirus
2020-05-20T21:52:55+01:00
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Blockchain co-inventor on why block creation decentralization is not essential to blockchain decentralization.
Original Blockchain & Bitcoin: Different Paths to Decentralization
Michael Kapilkov
2020-05-04T19:33:00+01:00
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Blockchain co-inventor may have crossed paths with Satoshi in pre-Bitcoin days.
Blockchain Co-Inventor Offers His View Into Satoshi Nakamoto’s Background
Michael Kapilkov
2020-05-01T17:45:00+01:00
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