Every business news opening wants to be a one to expose a contriver of Bitcoin, who is famous by a pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Newsweek tried it in 2014, with disastrous results. A new book about bitcoin by a New York Times writer points to someone else. And now both Wired and Gizmodo are stating that they’ve identified a genuine chairman (or people: Gizmodo suggests it was dual men, one of whom is now deceased).
The dual publications both indicate to Craig Steve Wright, an Australian male whose home and bureau were raided by Australian Federal Police only final night. The justification is compelling, and they might be right. Or they might be wrong—Vice suggests that some of a “evidence” is cryptic and points to a hoax.
The irony of all this sleuthing to exhibit Satoshi’s temperament is that it doesn’t matter one bit.
It doesn’t matter who invented bitcoin, a argumentative though fast-growing digital banking and a underlying technology. It doesn’t matter for a destiny of a technology, and it doesn’t matter to many of a biggest supporters anymore.
Bitcoin is decentralized, that means it doesn’t need Satoshi to continue. And