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Legendary sci-fi author says suggestion he invented bitcoin ‘flattering’ but untrue

William Watts
Legendary sci-fi author says suggestion he invented bitcoin ‘flattering’ but untrue

After a magazine article half-jokingly suggested he could be the mystery man behind the invention of bitcoin, speculative-fiction author Neal Stephenson says he doesn’t have the know-how to be “Satoshi Nakamoto.” But he does have some interesting things to say about cryptocurrencies and the blockchain.