Ledger CEO on Future of Bitcoin, NFTs, Web3
Ledger Chairman and CEO Pascal Gauthier discusses why the crypto wallet provider is expanding into NFTs and Web3 for enterprises during a bear market and what the future holds for the decentralized world. Plus, lessons learned from the downturns of Terra and Celsius.
It was an ancient style of compliment to give a larger portion of food to the conqueror, or person to whom respect was to be shown. See Virg. Æn. viii. 181. Thus Benjamin was honoured with a “double portion.” Gen. xliii. 34.
—He spoke, &c. “When a friend inquired of Phidias what pattern he had formed his Olympian Jupiter, he is said to have answered by repeating the lines of the first Iliad in which the poet represents the majesty of the god in the most sublime terms; thereby signifying that the genius of Homer had inspired him with it. Those who beheld this statue are said to have been so struck with it as to have asked whether Jupiter had descended from heaven to show himself to Phidias, or whether Phidias had been carried thither to contemplate the god.”— “Elgin Marbles,” vol. xii p.124.