Great piece, Vitalik, and I appreciate you publishing it here on Medium so anyone can easily access…
Tam Hunt

I can’t speak for Vitalik, but my answer would be:

  1. It’s true that Ethereum is trying to do something different from and arguably complementary to Bitcoin. They certainly aren’t competitors in the “There can be only one” sense that, say, Blu-ray and HD DVD were competitors.
  2. That said — don’t let anyone tell you there’s no chance that Ethereum will supplant Bitcoin! The market will have the final say, and lots of users out there would rather transact on one blockchain than two…
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