Andreas Antonopoulous

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Andreas Antonopoulos is a very well respected Bitcoin advocate. He is best known for his groundbreaking technical book called “Mastering Bitcoin” and is also a speaker and educator famed for being able to break down very complex blockchain concepts into manageable understandings.

Born in England and raised in Greece, Andreas started to become fascinated with networks after discovering the internet at a meager age of 14 years old. Antonopoulos went on to move back to England to study for a degree in computer science at University College London. He continued his studies to receive a master's degree in Data Communications, Network, And Distributed Systems.

During his period consulting, in 2012, for many Fortune Top 500 companies in the United States Antonopoulis came stumbled across Bitcoin (for the second time) and immediately began devouring any information he could find about what he had dubbed as ‘nerd money’. Antonopolous eventually went on to leave his role as a consultant and began to speak and educate for many cryptocurrency startups.

The knowledge gained from educating himself led him to consult the Canadian Senate and Australian Senate on cryptocurrency laws. He was also appointed as a teaching fellow at the University of Nicosia after they became the first University to offer a master's degree in Digital Currencies. 

In 2014 Antonopolous released his groundbreaking guide on Bitcoin “Mastering Bitcoin”. This is widely known as the best technical guide ever written about Bitcoin. He went on to release, The Internet of Money and his edition of Mastering Ethereum. 

Andreas Antonopoulos has cemented himself as one of the world’s leading blockchain experts as he continues to educate individuals, companies, and governments on the benefits of blockchain technology.

The Nocoiner’s Guide To Crypto Culture Pt. II

9 May 2023 7 minute read 9 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

Continued from Part I – Bitcoin v/s Ethereum (and Other Crypto) Culture Part II – Key Opinion Makers and Cultural Influencers The people who impact crypto culture come from multivariate backgrounds. They span geographies. Genders. Generations. Politi...

Bitcoin's Double Spend Rumors Explained

22 Jan 2021 1 minute read 5 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

News that a double spend had occurred on the Bitcoin network on Jan. 21 set the media abuzz, with multiple people taking to social media to dispel the exaggerated conclusions drawn by some media outlets. Several outlets reported that a double spend...

Bitcoin OG Andreas Antonopoulos was offered 10 BTC to say hex isn't a scam!

14 Aug 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Tejas19

Andreas Antonopoulos, the man who inspired all of us through his powerful speeches on the importance of Bitcoin had just posted a tweet saying he was offered 10 BTC to do an interview about the controversial crypto project of Richard Heart's $HEX to...

Mastering Ethereum - Andreas Antopoulos call for translators

21 Feb 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Mamaecrypto

Today on Twitter, Andreas Antonopoulos called for multilingual volunteers to join forces and help translate Mastering Ethereum. Silly me, with very little time in my hands, could not help myself and volunteered to translate parts of the book to Portu...

What happens when scammers take it too far? A crispy burn of a known scammer.

4 Nov 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Allen Walters

Scammers are a real nuisance in the cryptospace. So when one get's burned to a crisp, there is no shame in feeling some level of satisfaction while following the soap on twitter. Grab some popcorn beacuse @aantonop just joined the party. RIP this guy...

What does bitcoin guru mean by this😕😕😕😕?

6 Apr 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Wow

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