The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences is, as with many Nobel prizes, utterly a large deal. Past laureates are a who’s who of economics—and starting in 2016, that list could embody a contriver of Bitcoin. Assuming, of course, someone works out who that is.
Satoshi Nakamoto is a widely famous contriver of Bitcoin. They published a 2008 paper surveying a concept, and wrote a strange program a underpins a internet’s many renouned digital currency. But Satoshi Nakamoto is a pseudonym, and notwithstanding some heated on-and-offline digital snooping, no-one knows anything during all about Nakamoto.