10 years before Bitcoin, Neal Stephenson’s Cryptonomicon

Science-fiction writers are supposed to be ahead of their time, and this is what Neal Stephenson showed us in his prophetic novel, Cryptonomicon.

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Here is a little taste of his amazing book. Continue reading

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Milton Friedman Predicted Bitcoin in 1999

American economist and Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, Milton Friedman predictedBitcoin_Logo the rise of Bitcoin, in a 1999 interview conducted by NTU/F.

Milton Friedman was one of the most recognizable and influential economists of the 20th century, he was a big defender of liberty, free markets and free entreprise, he was also the leader of the Chicago School of economics. Continue reading