With increased exposure to the cryptoworld, especially since the sudden expansion of Bitcoin since the end of last year, several company heads have been keeping an eye out for the virtual currency. Namely, the likes of Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey and Co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak.
According to a recent statement made by Dorsey, he believes that bitcoin will eventually become a single global currency, to which Wozniak supports by stating that it is “so pure thinking”. Typically referred to as “The Woz”, he does not necessary see such a takeover to occur, however, if it does happen, it seems like he would be all for it.
According to media outlets, Wozniak supposedly invested in Bitcoin when it was sitting at a value of $700, which he eventually sold keeping only one aside. The reason behind this decision was to investigate the technology as a passionate individual rather than the perspective of an investor. In addition to Bitcoin, he supposedly holds two ethers as well.
As for his belief, it does not seem to completely align with Dorsey’s, however, he believes that the pureness of Bitcoin is appreciable. In a discussion with CNBC, Wozniak stated that,
“Bitcoin is mathematically defined… and it’s pure and there’s no human running, there’s no company running and… it’s just growing and growing… something that is natural, and nature is more important than all our human conventions.”
Eventually the discussion extended beyond Bitcoin, explicitly that of alt coins, where Wozniak strongly believes that the pureness achieved by Bitcoin will be the lacking factor in such coins.
He further argues that altcoins work towards implementing business models, however, in order to do that, the notion of decentralization needs to be given. In particular, he stated, “Only bitcoin is pure digital gold… and I totally buy into that. All the others tend to give up some of the aspects of bitcoin.”
— CNBC (@CNBC) June 4, 2018