Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash: One Year On

A year after Bitcoin and its community definitely split over the scaling approach, and 10 months after I picked my side, here are my arguments why I believe only one of them keeps the original vision while the other limits competition and creates risk of centralization and consensus takeover..

You (Probably) Don't Need Blockchain For It

The word blockchain is mostly used by people clueless about its real value proposition and a context within which it needs to operate. It is being thrown at problems, which could be solved by a simple integration architecture and brought up to either overcome self-imposed bureaucratic barriers or to sell consulting mandays. Without it being open and permissionless , it is just very expensive and slow database. Cryptocurrencies must not only be inseparable part of any blockchain solution, but often make much more sense to implement to a business.