Wei Dai

By Max Cryptohead. Digital painting, 21 x 21 inch, 6300 x 6300 pixels.

Wei Dai is the inventor of b-money, a predecessor of Bitcoin, which is mentioned in its whitepaper. He describes it as “money which is impossible to regulate”. Wei also developed the cryptographic library. Crypto++. In his honour, the smallest unit of Ether, the native currency of Ethereum, is named Wei.