2018 was not a great year for a lot of people in the crypto industry as the markets remained sluggish. But according to Jameson Lopp, Bitcoin has achieved enough in the past year that it can be termed as the best year for the leading crypto coin.
It all depends on the metrics one focuses on
James Lopp, a crypto industry figure, self-proclaimed professional cypherpunk and founder and creator of satoshi.info and bitcoinsig.com, took onto his medium to explain the various metrics that Bitcoin had excelled in last year. He also used his Twitter account to put forward that few may call 2018 as the worst year for Bitcoin while others may call it the best year depending on the metrics they looked at.
2018 was the worst year for Bitcoin.
2018 was the best year for Bitcoin.
Bring on 2019!https://t.co/Hhzye5BObL
— Jameson Lopp (@lopp) January 1, 2019
According to Lopp, over the years, the number of obituaries for Bitcoin was on the rise but unfortunately, this modern form of “money” just refused to die.
Bitcoin obituaries proclaimed per year:
— Jameson Lopp (@lopp) December 20, 2018
According to Lopp, there are metrics that clearly show Bitcoin is healthy and hearty and its growth was impeccable in 2018. Be it awareness or education, Bitcoin was able enough to attract a lot of eyeballs. For people who only consider price as the factor for growth, then bitcoin has disappointed but other than that,