Ether relies on its smartcontract / ERC20 capabilities to justify its place among the top 3 cryptos. It is less a currency than more a technology token. Technology however is poised to improve fast where the latest hottest tech tends to replace the former leaders fast and furious.
Anyone remember search giant Altavista? Does anyone still use Yahoo
to search? Nokia? Motorola? Blackberry? Palm? Once tech leaders now fallen angels.
Carefully watch the next smart contract contenders.