I first discovered crypto in about 2013. I was following a podcaster who understood the potential of the technology and got me on the bandwagon. Bitcoin was hovering around USD $250 at the time, and I also bought around the same amount to get started. At that point in time, I was in college working a minimum wage job and I had been struggling financially. So, at some point, I withdrew the money, having decided that I needed it for something. It’s a vague memory. I recall going into an account, taking all my money out, converting it back to into USD, and then closing it. The details are fuzzy. I have no recollection of what I exchange I had signed up on or anything of consequence. That was my first foray into crypto. I promptly forgot about it until mid-last year, when it popped up onto my radar again.
Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin have been on a steadily rising, yet tumultuous journey since then. I wanted to share my current thoughts and concerns about the space. I explain in the following videos:
Ultimately, the pitfalls of the crypto sphere will even out over time. The desire to make profit with or without a genuine desire to understand and learn, will create products that are useful and stand the test of time. One way or another the customers will be served.