Bitcoin zealots, sports fanatics, salesmen, and devotees
We probably need Augur, the decentralized prediction market built on the Ethereum blockchain that allows you to forecast events and be rewarded for predicting them correctly, to conclude our bets on which cryptos will ultimately go up or down.
As the crypto space is trying to push its way into mainstream consciousness, the mainstreamers are arriving in all sizes and shapes. Some of them are stationed at the First Church of Bitcoin with cult-like reverence. Others bring a curious blend of Superbowl-ism (Go-Team-Bitcoin-Go!) while the mathematically inclined bring their pragmatism with steadfast chart analysis and Youtube salesmen who are our teachers, explaining and promoting certain projects and coins.
The future is promising, if we look past the colorful parade of personalities and keep our eye on the emerging technologies. On point: The end of Bitcoin’s religious phase: Why cryptocurrencies are poised to surpass their hype.