|Jul 11, 2018 09:46 PM||By: Jinia Shawdagor | 4985 Views|
In a Blockchain conference hosted by Sir Richard Branson (According to Business Insider) at Morocco, The co-founder mentioned that he has been mining Ethereum with his son. He also accepted that Google missed out on leading the blockchain movement.
“A year or two ago, my son insisted that we needed to get a gaming PC. I told him, Okay if we get a gaming PC, we have to mine cryptocurrency. So we set up an ethereum miner on there, and we’ve made a few pennies, a few dollars since.”
He also feels great potential in the blockchain technology and starts to look into it. He also claimed that he found the blockchain technology “fascinating.” . He also states that he do not know much about cryptocurrency. But he see very extra potential in this technology.
Brin said: “I see the future as taking these…research-y, out-there ideas and making them real.”
Brin admitted that Google is the bit slow to exploring Blockchain Technology. He is currently the president at Alphabet. Google’s parent company, mentioned that “[Google] failed to be on the bleeding edge” when it comes to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology
A Google spokesman said:
“Like many new technologies, we have individuals in various teams exploring potential uses of blockchain but it’s way too early for us to speculate about any possible uses or plans.”