…ad one or two channels in the 1950s. The Internet was joke to people in the 1990’s, just for nerds. AI would never become anything but a toy from the 1970’s to the 2000's. For thirty years, AI did absolutely nothing. Super easy to dismiss it. Now it powers everything from image recognition to self-driving cars. Digital book readers weren’t as good as regular books. Solar panels couldn’t capture enough light. A car would never outperform horses. They were slow and lacked grace.
Every trader who has ever cashed in big on the markets was a gun slinging speculator. While the sheep of the tribe think that’s a bad thing, it’s the early risk takers who grow markets when nobody else is willing to touch them. Speculators make the market boom, so that it reaches an equilibrium and serves the masses later. That’s how it works and that’s how it’s always worked.