Astroblast! - Netflix

When you look at the night sky, you might notice three stars to the right of Alpha Centauri. That's the location of the Astroblast Space Station, a cosmic clubhouse where visitors flock from planets near and far to play with old friends and make new ones. An animal team -- Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet -- runs the station under the watch of Sal the Octopus. While the animals have disparate personalities that sometimes lead to strife, the crew members learn to accept their differences, help one another and become friends on Astroblast!

Astroblast! - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-12

Astroblast! - Hal Finney (computer scientist) - Netflix

Harold Thomas Finney II (May 4, 1956 – August 28, 2014) was a developer for PGP Corporation, and was the second developer hired after Phil Zimmermann. In his early career, he was credited as lead developer on several console games. He also was an early Bitcoin user and received the first bitcoin transaction from Bitcoin's creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

Astroblast! - Career - Netflix

After graduation from Caltech, he went to work in the computer gaming field for a company that developed video games such as Adventures of Tron, Armor Ambush, Astroblast and Space Attack. He later went to work for the PGP Corporation with whom he remained until his retirement in 2011. Finney was a noted cryptographic activist. During the early 1990s, in addition to being a regular poster on the cypherpunks listserv, Finney ran two anonymous remailers. Further cryptographic activism included running a (successful) contest to break the export-grade encryption Netscape used. In 2004, Finney created the first reusable proof of work system before bitcoin. In January 2009, Finney was the Bitcoin network's first transaction recipient.

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