On January 3, 2009, when the sun was in Capricorn and the moon in Aries, pseudonymous programmer Satoshi Nakamoto pushed theblockchain live, creating its Genesis Block and calling it into existence.
Twelve years on, 22-year-old TikTok astrologer Maren Altman—who is adored by her 1.1 million mostly female audience—believes that this planetary alignment is the key to predicting Bitcoin’s future price.
“Venus is crossing Bitcoin’s sun, the sun is crossing Bitcoin’s Jupiter and Bitcoin’s Jupiter is still doing cute shit. Basically every obvious indicator of growth and expansion is being activated right now,” she told her TikTok followers on Monday, suggesting that Bitcoin may soon return to its stratospheric heights.
Altman, who tends to give off a kind of sexy, Goth, dominatrix vibe in her videos, uses astrology to look at factors that might be good or bad for people, world events and even cryptocurrencies. She thinks that upcoming alignments could do a world of good for Bitcoin in a few months.
“May looks insane. End of May looks insane. I did not [put that] in my YouTube video. I just saw that. I was like, this looks too good to be true,” she told Decrypt on Zoom, speaking from her tiny flat in Manhattan, New York.
On January 17, she