Cryptocurrencies aren't a store-of-value nor safe haven for anyone's assets. They're experiments.
While we've witnessed the rise of the Internet, smart phones, and a variety of consumer services like content streaming and online banking, most companies haven't yet embraced methodologies like lean startup, design thinking, agile engineering, or technologies like cloud architectures, IoT or machine learning.
Whether it's a full scale legacy system overhaul, or simply moving to social media channels to better engage with audiences, companies don't have the luxury of time on their side to pursue digital transformation as late adopters.
In reality, the left of the 21st century has failed to offer alternatives to a number of critical issues and doesn't seem to be adapting to a rapidly changing society and economy. Climate change, new technologies, and the development of the knowledge-based economy are challenges that don't fit the traditional, Marxist-based narrative of the left.
Is there an anonymous, free, and untrackable virtual currency currently making its sweep across the World Wide Web? It is not quite that simple, but Bitcoin is poised to become the next big thing in computing and finance.