Have Prof. Ross Anderson inspired CryptoKitties?

In his 2 years old interview “How Bitcoin Works”┬áprofessor Ross Anderson of the Cambridge University’s Computer Laboratory talks about a “killer application” for the blockchain technology. He makes analogies to the killer application of the Internet, which in his opinion is disseminating photographs of cats ­čÖé

Near the end of the interview professor asks:┬á“So, what would be ‘cats’ for Bitcoin? We don’t know, and whoever figures that out might start to make quite a few shillings!

Is this question what have inspired the creators of CryptoKitties??? If you ask me, I would say “sure”! But that might also be a coincident.

The whole interview is definitely worth a watch, but the most interesting part starts at 06:33.

What’s your opinion on that?

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