Mass adoption: will Bitcoin ever be mainstream?


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A typical innovative technology will linger at the fringes for years or even decades before it spreads. At first, it’s expensive, inaccessible or considered a fad. It’s purpose isn’t obvious or hasn’t emerged yet. Then, seemingly overnight, we’re all using it. More importantly, we can’t imagine our lives without it. It happened with everything from fire and wheels, to email and free WiFi. At the moment, the question is this: will cryptocurrencies ever achieve mass adoption? What is…