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  • • Blockchain hype. Are we still 5-10 years away from wide adoption of this technology?
  • • There's been strong investment interest being shown in blockchain tech in Q1 2016.
  • • The blockchain Rorschach test. Some people see an open, permissionless system, others see a private access database. What do you see?
  • • The rise of Ethereum. Q1 2016 was arguably Ethereum's breakthrough quarter in terms of broader awareness.

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