CoinDesk Launches Moon Bureau

CoinDesk Launches Moon Bureau

Disclaimer: This article was posted as part of CoinDesk's April Fools' Day coverage. Taking advice from r/bitcoin's best-loved mascot, ToTheMoonGuy┗(°0°)┛ ..○, CoinDesk is shutting down its operations on planet earth today. The news site, which hinted at plans to relocate to the moon via Instagram 10 months ago, deployed its first staff member, an intern, on its lunar hub this morning. Speaking over a garbled satellite connection, he said: "There isn't much bitcoin here. Come to think of it, there isn't any news, oxygen or even cheese ... Maybe it's a mistake. It seemed like a good idea at....


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[I’ve been working on Bitcoin] since 2007. At some point I became convinced there was a way to do this without any trust required at all and couldn’t resist to keep thinking about it. Much more of the work was designing than coding. Fortunately, so far all the issues raised have been things I previously considered and planned for.

Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin Developer