Bitcoin, and cryptocurrencies generally, have gained a lot of recognition over the past yr, with hopes of reaching new highs hovering, in addition to them getting consideration by varied know-how entrepreneurs and fans throughout many various occasions taking place world wide. The ‘We Are Developers’ World convention in Vienna, Austria was one of this occasions. The convention attracted over 8,000 guests from 70 international locations, all of them folks desirous to see the world transfer into its subsequent section of technological evolution.
During this occasion, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (usually referred to by the nickname “Woz”) commented in his opening speech on cryptocurrencies, saying that “blockchain is the subsequent main IT revolution that’s about to occur.” He additionally emphasised that it’s a nice know-how able to sharpening the way forward for the know-how sector.
Before, final October on the “Money 20/20” Conference in Las Vegas, the Apple co-founder endorsed cryptocurrencies by saying, that Bitcoin was higher and extra secure than gold and the US greenback. This assertion was certain essentially the most fascinating headline within the know-how sphere on the tail finish of final yr.
Woz, on the Vienna Conference, additionally added, that blockchain know-how was not but appropriate for all functions, but when being refined, there was a chance of reaching its full potential within the subsequent decade. He then quoted Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter – who predicted two months in the past “bitcoin will develop into the world’s single forex.“
Earlier this yr, on the Global Business Summit in February, Woz talked about, he nonetheless believed that bitcoin was a forex that was not manipulated by the federal government, that it’s mathematical, pure and can’t be altered. He then later realized that degree of purity requires the sacrifice of a degree of safety.
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