Why the bitcoin craze raises more questions than it answers
It may seem strange now, but in the 1950s people wrote to “ask the expert” columns in the papers to ask what yoghurt was. The experts didn’t know, either. Today’s fads are tomorrow’s staples, but only sometimes. For every pot of Ski, there is an eight-track stereo cartridge, mullet hairstyle or hula hoop languishing in the footnotes column of history.