Touchscreens were for me a lesson in humbleness: when they were first introduced, I was utterly convinced that they would never take off.

Inspired by the responses to the previous toot, I open the issue: what was you most blatantly wrong technological prophecy?

Mine:
- I was sure touchscreens would never take off.
- I believed that the idea of registering digital art on the blockchain was ridiculous

@entreprecariat 'I believed that the idea of registering digital art on the blockchain was ridiculous'

What changed your mind?

@rra let's put it like this: I still find it ridiculous, but I can't ignore the economy that NFT and stuff are "generating".

@rra from wp: "The NFT market value tripled in 2020, reaching more than $250 million. During the first quarter of 2021, NFT sales exceeded $2 billion."

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@entreprecariat @rra but this is very un-evenly distributed. I would guess these numbers are split between very few big whales.

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@entreprecariat @rra there was a good article a few months back with charts of how uneven it is but I can't find it now

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