“Instead, we need new blockchain and consensus protocols that can speed up the time it takes to ‘confirm’ a block and we need to evaluate simple questions like is it more efficient to confirm a single block at a time or a branch of blocks?”.
Blockchain Scalability: Do Layer I Solutions Hold the Key?
Research Institute

So bitcoin and etherium can’t break into the mainstream but are overwhelmingly dominating The crypto world.

Smaller projects (arguably not meaningful and doomed to failure) already have the requested faster confirmation times and higher throughout. They have zero chance to displace bitcoin.

Maybe the crypto world doesn’t need more coins with more variations on protocols and features and just try and get *one* to have meaningful impact in the mainstream of finance for everyday people.

Bah. What do I know. Let’s start another coin. Must be a few suc… investors left with money to burn.