“Guess what, Appa? I’ve landed a job as a UX writer working in Bitcoin.” I said (“Appa” is “dad” in my language), I was excited and raring to go.

My father, however, had a very somber response. “Great, but don’t gamble with your money, son.”, he said. My dad’s a veteran of the traditional banking system. He’s from a time when switching from physical ledgers to their digital counterparts was a huge ask. Not to mention his orthodox no-risks-and-you’re-safe upbringing, which made him trust only that which he can see, touch, feel, smell, and understand. …

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