Taylor Monahan is the founder of MyEtherWallet, an open-source, client-side interface for generating ethereum wallets and interacting with the ethereum blockchain. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review series.

It’s easy to ignore how simple things are today, and even easier to miss how much larger things will be tomorrow. We underestimate, misestimate, write off exponential as linear and react to the five-minute candlesticks as if they are the whole picture.

Everything is relative. Unless we zoom out, we won’t see that peaks are growing taller each day, nor that the valleys are barely blips given full context.

When we put together the first version of MyEtherWallet, we weren’t trying the change the world. We were just building a wallet generator that didn’t require the command-line. Read more from coindesk.com…

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