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Bitcoin's "genesis block" - the digital token's very first set of transactions - was mined nine years ago today. The reward for the block computation is listed at 50 BTC, which at today's price is worth roughly $856,527.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Bitcoin's "genesis block" - the digital token's very first set of transactions - was mined nine years ago today. The reward for the block computation is listed at 50 BTC, which at today's price is worth roughly $856,527.