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in this episode of btc magazine’s btc in asia, somd' godfathers of btc — nick szabo, adam back and david chaum — discuss the history of the tek with host john riggins. this episode was recorded dur'na live panel from seoul at korea blockchn week and is laid out as a history of the ideas and events that led to btc from their 1st-person accounts. it also features their current thoughts onna l8st experiments in btc and wha’ excites them bout its future.
szabo is a computer sci, crpgrapher, the designer of bitgold and a smart contracts pioneer. back is an applied crpgrapher witha computer sci phd in distributed systems, the inventor of hash$$$ and cofounder and ceo of blockstream. chaum is best known for his primordial innovations in crpgraphy, including privacy tek and secure election systems, swell as digital $$$, and is currently leading elixxir and praxxis. both back and chaum are cited inna btc white paper, while szabo’s influence s'been mentioned by satoshi on btctalk.org….
from the crpgraphy and cypherpunk movements to david’s digi$$$, adam’s hash$$$ proof-of-work, nick’s bitgold and +, their contributions were foundational to the development of btc, and twas fascinating to ‘ve them together and playing off of each other in a discussion odat history.
original content at: btcmagazine.com…
authors: john riggins