Bitcoin & Blockchain: The Semantic & Conceptual Disconnects That Get in The Way of Value

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain are tremendously misunderstood and misrepresented in the media and within the industry today.  The challenge in properly understanding Blockchain and its applications such as Bitcoin is rooted in the fact that Bitcoin is neither a technology, a currency or digital gold.  It is what people think and imagine it to be at the moment, which is the problem that also infects the discourse around Blockchain.

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