Bitcoin Is Boring – And That’s By Design

Simplicity leads to security, and a more decentralized blockchain. If Bitcoin were more expressive, it wouldn’t be effective as a global, neutral monetary network.   There are now over 17,000 cryptos listed on CoinMarketCap. As always, nearly all of these coins, tokens, and blockchains advertize themselves in comparison to the very first. Faster than Bitcoin. Flashier than Bitcoin. Better returns than Bitcoin. Environmentally-friendlier than Bitcoin. We know the script. Yet everything comes at a cost. Where other blockchains purport to…