Salman Rushdie, Booker Prize-winning novelist and author of “Quichotte“ Salman Rushdie will discuss his new novel at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 at Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Missouri 64112. For ticketing information, go to RainyDayBooks.com. Cryptonomicon or bust. Stephenson made his remarks during an interview on the Conversations with Tyler podcast on July 17 in response to a half-jocular suggestion first proposed in Reason magazine article this spring. The novelist told Tyler Cameron that when he had read the article, he understood that the journalist was “largely just goofing,” — yet added: “I hope nobody takes it ... Did best selling cyberpunk novelist Neal Stephenson (Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon) invent Bitcoin under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto?That’s what Reason Magazine wants to know. “It’s plausible that Neal Stephenson invented, or helped invent, Bitcoin, because that is simply the sort of thing that Neal Stephenson might do,” Peter Suderman writes. ... Another amazing aspect of Cryptonomicon - any book with with heavy plot lines in tech/coding written twenty-one years ago could have been extremely dated, but it's amazing how many things Stephenson got right and and how many of the issues (bitcoin) are still fresh. Got to give some props to the narrator William Dufris. His many voices really added a lot of nuance for me and heightened many of ... Science fiction novelist William Gibson used the term in his novels Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive, as did Bruce Sterling in Islands in the Net. The "modern-day" segments of Neal Stephenson's 1999 novel Cryptonomicon concern a small group of entrepreneurs attempting to create a data haven. See Also on BitcoinWiki . Anonymity; Anonymous P2P
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