Now that Facebook, together with an army of partners, has entered the crypto space with Libra, the blockchain community is as polarized as ever. Some are merely brushing it off as just another coin; others think it will crush the major cryptocurrencies of today, and then there's everyone in between.
Since the announcement, I've spoken to some experts and tracked others' comments on Twitter. Here's what they had to say about Libra.
On Libra's blockchain tech
Director of Tendermint Labs Zaki Manian, via a phone interview: "Facebook has had the resources to start from scratch, and it's not surprising that they've used a modern solution. They have a lot of very competent people working on this." Read more...