This hit the headlines in the last week, but it was all for not… this guy didn’t really hit it rich. It was just a bad set of calculations in small numbers that flipped into big numbers. Williamson knew that Coinbase didn’t really owe him this much. Still, finding out that you’ve got enough (on paper only) to tell Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates to all sit down and be quiet… pretty nice!

Imagine going to sleep as an average, hard-working American only to wake up in the morning a trillionaire.

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