• Vitalik Buterin
    Bitcoin,  Ethereum

    Vitalik Buterin thrashes alleged bitcoin creator Craig Wright

    Nerd fight at a South Korean blockchain conference

    For all the highfalutin talk of how its technology will change the world, the cryptocurrency community is not unlike a large high school with cliques and drama. Sparks flew at a blockchain conference in South Korea on Tuesday when Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin quite publicly called blockchain personality Craig Wright a fraud. Because it’s 2018, the whole thing was captured on video for public consumption. There’s a lot going on here, so let’s break it down: We’re seeing a question and answer session at an event called Deconomy, which bills itself as a global forum for developing a distributed economy. Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s 24-year-old wunderkind inventor, is in attendance to…