Trying to Find My Mother’s XRP Did Not Go Well

And reminded me why cryptocurrency isn’t the future. Yet.

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ight years ago, I bought XRP. I’d been living in China for a while. When you live abroad, especially in China, it can be hard to move money back and forth to the states. So, lamenting about it in a bar one night, some guys told me about Bitcoin. They showed me their wallets and told me I…