Cryptocurrencies are reaching the edge of disillusionment. Like the Internet, its next phase will be better

At the height of the cryptocurrency hype, proponents proclaimed that it would solve every problem under the sun. Artur WidakNurPhoto/Getty Images In November 2001, the New York Times declared: Dot-com is gone, and with it the dream. Three years later, Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm room. The rise, fall, and eventual resurgence … Read more