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A Better Bitcoin Book

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My story begins in the summer of 1993. We were renting an office for my one-year old company, Prophet Financial Systems, and one of the guys called me over to his desk to show me something. He fired up something on his screen called a “browser” which allowed him to use this thing called the “Internet.” At what should have been an epiphanic moment, I shrugged and told him it seemed like a way for nerds to look at nude pictures (which wasn’t too far off the mark, but didn’t exactly suggest a visionary moment on my part).