Cryptocurrency will continue to be used by a niche audience.
Five tech predictions for 2016
Kevin Rose

Kevin, I’m curious about whether you see blockchains being used for solutions other than cryptocurrencies. One example is, a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts. When I see your prediction 5 about $100M+ companies being built on API’s, Ethereum’s approach seems to be the elegant glue currently missing in API solutions (I have no relationship with them — simply trying to get my head around this space).

Here’s a thought provoking article that persuasively contends that blockchains are a technological game-changer as significant as the creation of the Internet itself.