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Hey Jameson, Thanks for the AMA!

What Bitcoin would be in 2030? Will it be the next-gen digital gold? What are your thoughts?

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Bitcoin has made it really far in 10 years - if we make it another 12 years then I expect that the rate of innovation will continue to accelerate and we'll continue to benefit from network effects that incentivize more and more people to join the revolution and contribute resources to building out the ecosystem. This also means that Bitcoin will become more and more complicated as we'll likely see even more layers of infrastructure and applications built on top of the base protocol. Remember that the Internet itself is comprised of 7 layers; it's hard to say what Bitcoin's final form will be...