10 Years After Lehman: Bitcoin and Wall Street Are Closer Than Ever
Bitcoin, born into the flames of the credit crisis, seemed like a rebellion against a broken financial system. Ten years later, is that still true?
"Most people aren't ready yet to be in control of their own private keys" —
"It's very clear that Satoshi was affected by the events that led up to the financial crisis of 2008, and then it's obviously recorded in the genesis block as well." —
"Success will mean billions of people finding cryptocurrency to be convenient and reliable without ever understanding either the scientific or the political revolutions behind it." —
Mass adoption means bringing people in who are "not necessarily of the same initial philosophy that captured the hearts and minds of early users." —