Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Calls Bitcoin Whitepaper ‘Poetry’

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In a podcast interview with tech researcher, Lex Fridman, Twitter CEO and co-founder, Jack Dorsey, referred to Bitcoin’s white paper as «Poetry.»

«I think the Bitcoin whitepaper is one of the most seminal works of computer science in the last 20 or 30 years,» Dorsey said in Fridman’s April 24 podcast episode. «It’s poetry,» he added.

Dorsey has talked about Bitcoin before

Ranked 11th on Cointelegraph’s top 100 most influential people in crypto and blockchain, Dorsey, who is also CEO for payments company, Square, has often spoken positively of Bitcoin. 

«It was something that was born on the internet, that was developed on the internet, that was tested on the internet — it is of the internet,» Dorsey said of Bitcoin in an interview with Joe Rogan on 2019. 

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«I think the most beautiful thing about it, is there’s no one person setting the direction, and there’s no one person, on the other side, that can stop it,» Dorsey said, responding to a question regarding his stance on Bitcoin and digital currencies.

«We have something that is pretty organic in nature, and very principled in its original design,» Dorsey noted, leading into his view of Bitcoin’s whitepaper as poetry. 

Earlier in April, amid struggling markets and the coronavirus pandemic, Twitter’s CEO allocated a staggering $1 billion of his capital to Start Small LLC, a COVID-19 assistance fund he initiated.