At any rate, while Venezuela has become a first in launching a government-backed cryptocurrency, it also flies in the face of what made such assets attractive in the first place, according to critics.
Ethereum is top public blockchain, bitcoin No. 13 in China's new index
Ethereum is the top public blockchain in the cryptocurrency space, while that of bitcoin, the original virtual currency, is ranked 13th, according to the Chinese government's first monthly Global Public Chain Assessment Index released on Thursday.
Blockchain Is Over-Hyped ... And A $4 Quadrillion Opportunity: Vonage Founder Jeff Pulver
No, Pulver is not insane. And yes, he can reconcile those two statements.
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