Home Tech Dogecoin Creator Says He Need to Write Cryptic Tweets Like Elon Musk;...

Dogecoin Creator Says He Need to Write Cryptic Tweets Like Elon Musk; His Response Was Epic


Elon Musk tweets almost daily about an array of things. From space and electric vehicles to cryptocurrency and stocks, there’s nothing that escapes Musk’s eyes. Earlier this week, Michi Lumin, the creator of Dogecoin — the meme-based cryptocurrency — tweeted that he, too, needed to start tweeting obtuse and vague things and then hope that people will be able to interpret them as coded, meaningful, and mysterious. “This is already happening with @BillyM2k [Shibetoshi Nakamoto] and of course @elonmusk [Elon Musk],” the Dogecoin creator said. In  the next tweet, Lumin said he meant that his tweets will be coded and mysterious but when decoded will read as, “I aspire to curate the world’s largest gravy collection” or “how many horsepower has a cow?”

That was perhaps enough for Musk to respond in exactly the same manner that Lumin mentioned in his tweet. The SpaceX and Tesla CEO simply responded with some numbers: “48 61 68 61 20 74 72 75 65.” 

And then users on the micro-blogging site attempted to decode Musk’s tweet. The first response came from the official handle of Baby Dogecoin, a token created by Dogecoin fans with a mission to help save dogs. Sharing a screenshot of “Hex to Ascii converter,” Baby DogeCoin wrote, “Haha True,” reflected by the converter after the digits Musk wrote in his tweet were entered. 

Another user used the same method to decode Musk’s tweet.

Since Shibetoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Dogecoin but no longer on the project was also tagged on the first tweet, he too had something to say. “Cabbage gridlock uncle meatball,” Nakamoto wrote, the meaning of which nobody could figure out. 

A user asked Nakamoto had anything else to add, he replied: “Random gibberish.”

Here are some more reactions to Musk’s tweet:

Musk is himself a cryptocurrency enthusiast and in recent time has been seen promoting Dogecoin in his trademark style involving meme, calling himself “The Dogefather”, and even declaring himself the CEO of Dogecoin once. 

Last week, the ‘Dogefather’ tweeted about the Shiba Inu-face themed currency and it gained about 8 percent. Following a tweet by Dogecoin investor and YouTuber Matt Wallace, Musk wrote, “BTC [Bitcoin] and ETH [Ethereum] are pursuing a multilayer transaction system, but base layer transaction rate is slow and transaction cost is high.”

“There is merit IMO to Doge maximizing base layer transaction rate and minimizing transaction cost with exchanges acting as the de facto secondary layer,” he added.

At the time of writing (July 17, 1:33pm IST), Dogecoin price in India stood at Rs. 12.98.


Interested in cryptocurrency? We discuss all things crypto with WazirX CEO Nischal Shetty and WeekendInvesting founder Alok Jain on Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Orbital is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music and wherever you get your podcasts.





Source link

RELATED ARTICLES

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic Smartwatch Live Photos Surface Online Ahead of Official Launch

Samsung is largely anticipated to launch new foldable phones and new wearables at its upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event on August 11. The...

Google to End Support for Gmail, YouTube, Drive Account Sign-in on Old Android Phones Soon

Google will no longer support sign-ins on Android phones running on version 2.3.7 or lower. This change will come into effect starting...

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor Bullish on Bitcoin Despite Paper Loss

Bitcoin's largest corporate investor MicroStrategy has decided to continue to pour money into its “digital asset strategy” despite taking a loss. The US-based...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

China, Australia Ramp Up Covid Curbs As Delta Variant Spreads

<!-- -->The pandemic has killed more than four million people and shows no sign of slowing.Beijing, China: China and Australia ramped up Covid-19...

Chinese Pop Star Kris Wu Detained On Suspicion Of Rape

<!-- -->Kris Wu was accused by a student of date-raping her when she was 17.Chinese-Canadian pop idol Kris Wu has been detained on...

Man Arrested For Killing Wife In Delhi: Police

<!-- -->The accused was arrested from the Govindpuri park, police said (Representational)New Delhi: A man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly strangling his...

Probe Launched Into Harassment Allegations Against IPS Officer: UP Police

<!-- -->The Ghaziabad police said that cognisance of the complaint has been taken (Representational)Ghaziabad/Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday said it has...

Recent Comments