Dogecoin Co-Founder Says He Can't 'Comprehend' Calls For The Joke Crypto He Created In 3 Hours To Hit $1

Dogecoin Co-Founder Says He Can't 'Comprehend' Calls For The Joke Crypto He Created In 3 Hours To Hit $1

Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) co-founder Billy Markus in an open letter on Reddit this week addressed the heightened interest in the cryptocurrency he created as a joke.

Markus was an engineer at IBM at the time he created Dogecoin, alongside Adobe engineer Jackson Palmer. Marcus now works as a software engineer at an education company in the Bay Area, he told Bloomberg on Wednesday.

On Musk: “I’m half detached, but it’s weird that something I made in a few hours is now part of internet culture,” the Dogecoin co-founder, who left the project back in 2015, told Bloomberg.

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“It’s amusing to see Elon Musk talk about it. It feels silly, but there’s this huge upwelling behind it,” Markus said.

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