...okay, that's weird, I didn't write that comment on this article (which is certainly not garbage). That was supposed to go on the crackpot post here: https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/mTS4Pmgtxje7XqsKr/pirate-c-vacuum-energy-and-the-joules-hertz-constant A glitch in the commenting system, maybe?
> How scary would it be to realize that Satoshi Nakamoto is actually Unfriendly AI slowly creating an insane amount of wealth?
Extremely scary, and equally unlikely. It's vastly more probable that there are more mundane reasons for the lack of withdrawals, e.g. he lost the thumb drive containing the necessary private keys, or deliberately destroyed the ability to access that wallet earlier in the project before it became clear how valuable it would become.
The odds are low I would be able to participate, presently being on the wrong coast, but otherwise this is highly relevant to my interests.
Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it.
Donald Knuth on the difference between theory and practice.
That's fine. I commented on this a few days ago but somehow it ended up getting posted to a different article, so I was trying to reproduce the issue.