In an interview with Cointelegraph, Hedera Hashgraph CTO Leemon Baird stated that whereas curiosity in blockchain tremendously elevated in 2020, he expects a lot greater issues to return in 2021.
Baird, who holds a doctorate in pc science from Carnegie Mellon College, defined that “the world as an entire seems at this business as blockchain or DLT and says, ‘wow, there’s actually one thing there.’” He continued, “This 12 months I noticed a speedy enhance in curiosity all through the world. And I believe subsequent 12 months we are going to see an excellent greater enhance.”
Elaborating on his optimistic forecast for 2021, Baird stated “I’m not just like the folks in lots of earlier years, saying ‘effectively, this 12 months there wasn’t a lot, however I will guess subsequent 12 months will likely be higher.’”, including:
“I believe that we’re already seeing this 12 months the beginning of that, that persons are critically contemplating this one thing actual and it’s for a very long time they have been contemplating it on the sidelines. However now persons are beginning to get into it for actual, as you’ve got stated, and persons are beginning to spend money on it. I imply, massive, massive organizations, persons are beginning to really use it of their corporations.”
Baird believes that the business is presently on the “knee” of an exponential curve, however that our imaginative and prescient is obscured by zooming in too intently.
Hashgraph not too long ago introduced a partnership with the Chopra Basis to develop a psychological well being platform that they hope will scale to 1 billion customers.