| submitted by /u/EMC2_trooper
At an average of 1 block every 10 minutes we generate 144 blocks a day, and with a 12.5btc block reward that works out to 1800btc a day in inflation, or about $ 12,600,000USD @ BTC $ 7000.
I originally put a post up with a picture that was very revealing of my job, I don’t want any lawsuits so I removed it. But I will be quitting at the end of this year due to my CEO’s comments.
This is what "big blocks introduce centralization" mean. When we scale to VISA levels, blockchain would grow 78 TB/Year. Not even mentioning what kind of hardware (besides storage) will be needed to confirm all those transactions. BCH developers couldn't see 2 weeks into the future when they coded in EDA. No suprise they are failing to see couple years in. All miners want is $ $ $ from transactions, not eventual world domination of bitcoin. UASF was a great success, thank you all for making it happen!
Edit: Someone provided better data that shows VISA processed 141 billion tx in 2016. That is 4471 tx/sec! We would need 1.49 GB blocksize to process this, and it would grow blockchain by 214 GB every day, and 78 TB every year!