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As Solana Flips Cardano, Charles Hoskinson Addresses Price Speculation

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Sun, 11/14/2021 - 08:56
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Alex Dovbnya
Charles Hoskinson has weighed in on the price of Cardano: “Why do you care?”
As Solana Flips Cardano, Charles Hoskinson Addresses Price Speculation
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Input Output CEO Charles Hoskinson is not concerned about Solana surpassing Cardano.

During his recent YouTube live stream, he called a user who asked him about the flippening “crazy,” questioning whether or not it was a real person or a bot:       

Oh no! Somebody’s criticizing us on price...I think some of these are actually bots. They can’t be real people...Or maybe they’re just crazy people.

As reported by U.Today, Solana flipped Cardano for the first time in early November. 

According to CoinMarketCap data, the two Ethereum killers remain neck-and-neck, with Solana stealing the show.

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The Cardano founder checks the price of ADA in a daily market report.      

Everyone will be a millionaire 

Hoskinson claims that there’s something wrong with the notion of value, pointing to the exorbitant prices of some non-fungible tokens:

What about the price of ADA? What about the price of this? Why do you care? The whole definition of the value of things is up for grabs... 

Echoing Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, he believes that the world is getting closer to hyperinflation, and everyone will be a millionaire “soon enough,” adding that the raw accumulation of money gives no meaning and purpose in life:

As we get closer and closer to hyperinflation, used to be millions, then it was billions, now it's trillions. Every one of you will be a millionaire soon enough.   

The mathematician pointed to the value erosion of fiat currencies in countries like Zimbabwe and Venezuela.

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Vanity metrics

The Cardano founder says that you can never win if you define success by price or other vanity metrics like social signals:

They continue to forget that the slowest, least advanced and the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is still the largest and most prominent.

The crypto mogul adds that he doesn’t pay much attention to criticism since he’s convinced that the best days of the Cardano ecosystem are yet to come.   

He also encourages his followers to think for themselves and take a look at the progress Cardano has achieved. 

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About the author

Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at alex.dovbnya@u.today.