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Thanks to my invention you can:

  • Turn energy into something else of value
  • Mine without a shovel
  • Solve the Byzantine Generals' Problem
  • Send money to anyone in the world without the need to involve banks, money transfer or credit card companies

I may be a man a woman or a group of people

Contrary to what you may have read in Newsweek, my real name is not the same as my pseudonym

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    $\begingroup$ I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this isn't really a puzzle. It simply lists out some facts where everything is taken at face value, and does not attempt to hide or obscure the information. $\endgroup$
    – manshu
    Jun 7, 2016 at 17:41
  • $\begingroup$ @manshu The "mine without a shovel" part is pretty a clever obfuscation, otherwise I agree. $\endgroup$ Jun 7, 2016 at 18:19

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you're talking about the inventor of

bitcoin, known as Satoshi Nakamoto

Turn energy into something else of value Mine without a shovel

bitcoin mining makes bitcoins using electricity (and an internet connection)

Solve the Byzantine Generals' Problem

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byzantine_fault_tolerance#Byzantine_fault_tolerance_in_practice

Send money to anyone in the world without the need to involve banks, money transfer or credit card companies

the bitcoin network allows people to transfer value over the internet

I may be a man a woman or a group of people

You may actually be Craig Steven Wright, but that's disputed.

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  • $\begingroup$ Your Satoshi Nakamoto answer is correct. I personally do not think that Satoshi Nakamoto is Craig Wright but there are still some (small minority) who do. $\endgroup$
    – Jeff
    Jun 5, 2016 at 8:36

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