As with many stories about techno-libertarian fantasies, the tale of the Satoshi begins in an all-male, quasi-frat house in San Francisco in the late 90s.


In his scheme, the Satoshi would connect, via two looping tunnels on the water, to human-made floating platforms designated for agriculture, manufacturing and parkland. From the air, the whole community would form the shape of the bitcoin B.


Even scrapping the Satoshi proved to be a debacle.

Sophie Elmhirst: The disastrous voyage of Satoshi, the world’s first cryptocurrency cruise ship (The Guardian)