In 2008, unknown person realesed proposal for bitcoin , under the name Satoshi Nakamoto. This was mysterious person and many speculated who hisperson might be.
There were about 80.000 words published under Satoshi Nakamoto and there was forensic investigation. Szabo is singled out as the only candidate.
Szabo is very protective of his privacy. He d a great deal of circumstantial evidence, similarities in writting styles, time zone sleep patterns @from Nakamoto post , Nick Szabo designed the precursor to Bitcoin . concept of "smart contracts" was developed by Szabo .In 1998, Szabo designed a mechanism for a decentralized digital currency he called "bit gold Bit gold was never implemented, but has been called "a direct precursor to the Bitcoin architecture American man of Hungarian descent named Nick Szabo." In 2008, prior to the release of bitcoin , Szabo wrote a comment on his blog about the intent of creating a live version of his hypothetical currency
In 2015, the subsequent blockchain Ethereum named a subunit of the Ethereum value token the "Szabo".