Nick Szabo | Pioneering Foundations Of Digital Currency

Born in May 1965 in New York City and raised in California, Nick Szabo is a multifaceted individual—a computer scientist, legal scholar, cryptographer, and entrepreneur. Influenced by his mathematician parents, Szabo earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at the University of Washington and later pursued law at George Mason University School of Law. During his studies, Szabo embarked on various projects related to digital currency and contract systems.

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In 1998, Szabo published “Bit Gold,” a pioneering paper that envisioned a decentralized digital currency system based on cryptographic techniques, predating Bitcoin by over a…

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