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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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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Adam Back admitted that some ICOs might have funded useful research, but still contends that they are deeply unethical.
Adam Back: Some ICOs Funded Useful Research Despite Being Unethical
Michael Kapilkov
2020-08-08T00:00:00+01:00
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Crypto tribalism shifts up a gear, with Bitcoin pioneer Adam Back lashing out at Ethereum.
Blockstream’s Adam Back Slams Ethereum as a Ponzi Scheme
Martin Young
2020-08-06T02:50:00+01:00
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An early Bitcoin adopter contends that Adam Back had a beer with Satoshi Nakamoto in London, while Back categorically denies it.
Adam Back Denies Having a Beer With Satoshi Nakamoto
Michael Kapilkov
2020-07-20T21:00:00+01:00
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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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