When blockchains mature, they’ll revolutionize our lives. Here’s what that looks like, according to 25 crypto experts, including Naval Ravikant, Meltem Demirors, Brian Armstrong, Sandra Ro, Chris Burniske and Kathleen Breitman, among others.
A $140 billion total crypto market cap. Goldman Sachs considering trading Bitcoin. Celebs launching tokens. Fidelity mining cryptocurrencies. Even North Korea mining them. Crypto is a silly circus with serious consequences. But amid the hoopla about prices and bubbles and celebs, a group of technologists, investors, lawyers, entrepreneurs and dreamers are working on bringing about societal revolutions through blockchains. They’re all convinced it will transform our lives — but how? Twenty-five crypto luminaries shared their thoughts via email. They are reprinted here lightly edited.