What Even Is Crypto? Getting Schooled On Its Impact & Future

  • Two things determine the value of cryptocurrency:
  1. People have to trust that the currency is going to have value.
  2. You need to have a use case.
  • Today, less than 1% of the world has cryptocurrency. It’s a nascent space and nowhere near ready to disrupt traditional institutions — whether we’re talking about banks or investment firms.
  • A key problem is infrastructure. It turns out that cryptocurrency is still very much “stuck in the 90s,”relative to where it projects the industry will be in ten years time, which is how long it will take to build a solid foundation.

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Adriana Lamirande

Adriana Lamirande

A place to gather research papers, academic projects, op-ed columns and creative musings. Interests include internet policy, human rights & video art.