Crypto’s best use case? Buying goats on Twitter

Anyone who says that cryptocurrency is useless needs to spend $50 in crypto to buy a goat in Kenya.

All the talk about creating a new type of finance — throwing off the shackles of Wall Street once and for all — boils down to how easy crypto has made it to sit in my apartment in New York City, push a few buttons on my phone, and name a goat after a post-Impressionist painter.

But the story of Vincent Van Goat starts much earlier than that.

At the beginning of April, Twitter user Richard Opany responded to a Worldcoin promotional tweet with an interesting bit of information: “I use the coins to buy myself a goat during this Easter.” He then posted a picture of said goat,…

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