The Bitcoin Game #56: Paper Wallet Inventor Peter Kroll

Welcome to episode 56 of The Bitcoin Game, I'm Rob Mitchell. I met Peter Kroll at a Bitcoin conference about a year ago. When I asked Peter what his involvement was with Bitcoin, he told me he created the original Bitcoin paper wallet at BitAddress.org. I was pretty impressed, having used his tool often! Peter had kept it a secret that he was behind BitAddress.org until late 2014, and even since then, he's kept a pretty low profile. We cover a ton of topics in this exclusive interview, including Peter's introduction to Bitcoin, his paper wallet system, Bitcoin's division, and much more.

EPISODE LINKS The First Bitcoin Paper Wallet Peter's SlashDot introduction to Bitcoin Curaçao Peter "PointBiz" Kroll on BitcoinTalk First BitAddress.org thread on BitcoinTalk BitcoinTalk BitAddress.org art contest posted by Mike "Casascius" BitAddress.org on GitHub BitAddress Changelog Entropy (Hackaday article) BitcoinJS Tom Wu's JSBN Library Live USB Linux BitKey (bootable USB image for cold wallets) Tails Canton Becker's Bitcoin Paper Wallet Ian Coleman’s BIP39 Mnemonic Converter Tool Coldlar (new hardware wallet) Coinbin (offline transaction signing library, uses QR codes) My interview with Jochen “Johoe” Hoenicke, who discovered Android RNG issues related to insecure Bitcoin wallets Estonia - National ID Card RNG Flaw Generating private keys with dice Monero Decred The Future Of Bitcoin - Peter Kroll asks Craig Wright some questions @ 1:15:50 Counterparty ERC20 Peter Kroll - Private Key Custody - Crypto Mexico - Ethereum Devcon 3 Peter on Twitter Peter on Reddit STAY IN TOUCH Thanks so much for taking the time to listen to The Bitcoin Game!

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