22 Jun '13, 10pm

Blog post, Shadowrun and #bitcoin's roots:

, mailing list and forum discussions list bitcoin's ancestors as ecash , hashcash , b-money and the cypherpunk movement . I'd argue that it has its roots in staple science fiction as well. Recently, strolling through my stacks of scifi books, some Shadowrun novels leapt out at me. Pulp science fiction of average quality, but some of the text particularly resonated with bitcoin today. Quoting liberally from Never Deal With A Dragon , p121, Like many clubs, Rumplestiltskin's employed a Troll to handle the lines of hopefuls. ... They were still ten meters from the front of the line when Roe suddenly appeared. "This will never do," she said. Taking each one by the arm, she led them directly up to the doorman. She twirled a shiny credstick in her right hand. The four dark bands on the end of the cylinder marked it as certified for at least one hundred nuyen. She tossed it to th...

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