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The identity of the revered Satoshi Nakamoto has been a mystery since Bitcoins inception in 2009. Nakamoto is often imagined as a Ted Kaczynski type character – a reclusive, complicated man with great intelligence and strongly held anti-establishment political beliefs. The Bitcoin whitepaper is to Satoshi what the manifesto is to the Unabomber, in Satoshi’s anarcho-capitalist act of subversive genius. One such dedicated, reclusive and Japanese genius is Shinichi Mochizuki, a man who invented an entirely new type of geometry in a 500 page ‘proof’ of the ABC conjecture.