“It cannot be seized, it cannot be frozen, it cannot be censored; my transactions cannot be intercepted, and they cannot be stopped. And I can do so with almost complete anonymity and so can anyone, five minutes after they download an application.” – Andreas Antonopoulos
Today I’m writing about something a lot of you probably have no idea about. If you do, then excellent!
We are in a different age. Money is printed at the whim of governments that control purchasing power. This control often leads to volatility and in turn has lead many to lose everything. Money backed by nothing. What if you could hold the keys to your own bank? Access to your money securely and instantly at any time of day – able to send it instantly to whomever you’d like for fractions of what it would cost through the banks of today – enter stage left Blockchain technology – decentralized banking. I won’t get completely into it but I will link you to a great video that may give you insight into why this is so incredible.
I urge you to look into and learn about crypto-currencies. One such crypto (for short) is Ethereum. It’s value has gone from( 1 Ether for $1 USD ) to ( 1 Ether = $60 USD ) in four (4)months. To understand what this means, if someone had bought $1000 USD worth of Ether in January, they would now have close to $60,000 USD. For the lucky who could afford to put say $20,000 into it, they would have nearly a Million dollars today.
But it is so much more than just that… It is the future of money, an evolution in the way we exchange value. And to watch it as it goes from infancy to flourish is a beautiful thing.
Let’s be clear. What happens from here on out is not luck – I’ve told you. It has value because of it’s merits, because of the message it sends, the capabilities structured into it’s design – it’s ease and efficiency, security. If you don’t see the value in tha