Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has announced that he intends to be "involved" in a blockchain project in what is a "first" for him. The statement was made at the ChainXchange chainchachange conference and reported by the NullTX news site on August 19th.
At the ChainXchange conference, held in Las Vegas, United States from August 13 to 15, Steve Wozniak revealed in an interview that he intends to participate in a blockchain start-up, praising the benefits of technology. He said:
"I am involved, very soon, my first time in a blockchain society. <…> Our approach is not like a new currency, or something fake in which an event will make it rise in value. a share of shares in a company.This company is making investments from investors with huge track records in good investments in buildings such as condominiums in Dubai. "
Apple's co-founder further explained his interest in blockchain technology:
"It's so independent! It's a bit like the Internet when it was brand new … I was amazed by the technology behind it. <...> I met people working in real estate avenues , types of Uber systems, all that we have in our lives, especially in transactions <...> Every single one of which you have news, for me, has a value …. Some people can see the value, which reminds me very early days of the internet. " Wozniak also compared the Ethereum platform (ETH) with Apple's App Store, as both allow thousands of companies and individuals to develop and manage their applications: "Ethereum provides the tools for a & # 39; blockchain application of their own … I see more people using Ethereum in this way. "
At the beginning of this spring, Wozniak had defined blockchain technology as a "bubble", even though it is "decentralized" and totally trustworthy, "Cointelegraph reported on June 27.
Despite his ambiguous position on blockchain, Steve Wozniak admires Bitcoin, having said it is "the only digital gold" during an interview on June 4.