If you’re anything like FT Alphaville, you too will be being pushed to your limits by the entirely mind-melded rhetoric coming out of the future of finance space. (Especially if you attend as many fintech panels as we do.)The problem is that the once cutting-edge claims of fintech — which first started doing the rounds in 2011/2012 — have become so established in executive and management consulting circles, they’ve begun to resemble catechism. It’s a self confirming feedback loop unlike any we’ve ever seen before, with little questioning or challenging of the now excessively entrenched assumptions.You know the spiel: robots will takeover everyone’s jobs, distributed ledger technology will save the world, challenger banks will bring down the incumbents, and we’ll all be better off because
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