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The world is becoming increasingly (and oftentimes mercilessly) digitized by the day. And while we expect and embrace the release of a new iPhone, or an app that syncs all of our streaming services, it can be a bit trickier to contemplate the fact that cryptocurrencies have positioned themselves to replace cash (and even banks) in the near future.
These organic, digital assets use cryptography for their security, and therefore aren't issued by a central authority—meaning they're theoretically immune to government interference and manipulation, and rely entirely on the power of supply and demand.