‘It was a piss take’: the Aussie behind ‘joke’ cryptocurrency dogecoin and how it reached $2.4b

For Australian Jackson Palmer, the joke cryptocurrency he helped create was never meant to reach a market capitalisation of $US2 billion ($2.4 billion).

But that’s exactly what happened on January 7 to the cryptocurrency the 30-year-old technology company product manager co-created just over four years ago with Billy Markus, a software developer at IBM in Portland, Oregon.

Read the full article on the Sydney Morning Herald website


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