Fascinating reading (especially if you are technically inclined) from one Bitcoin developer that decided to get outhttps://medium.com/@octskyward/the-resolution-of-the-bitcoin-experiment-dabb30201f7
Interesting details about how this thing actually ran. Having been involved in many standards organizations over my career where many self-interested parties come together to build "consensus", I can relate to some of the things that happened here.
This developer has it right. It was an experiment that failed with the goals that it tried to address. But there will be some transfer of ideas and technology into other areas from all such experiments.
This is why I commented on the thread with the article link about Six Technologies that will change the world in one my first posts back in Dechttp://www.mutualfundobserver.com/discuss/discussion/comment/73097/
I hear that kind of superficial hype in the Bay Area all the time and in this case the author was even behind the times to realize the bitcoin hype was already over here.