While the social media buzz is talking up Bitcoin and the top alt-coins, causing the 95% sitting on the fence to throw in the towel and enter, the 5% study geopolitics and other external variables that could act as a long term favorable condition for their trading ideas.
To solve problems using cryptocurrencies, find out the way the real world works. This can be achieved without diving into the technical jargon and without a technical background.
One way to do this is to use your own experience. Has part of your life become more difficult? Has something you do every day changed, not immediately, but gradually, forcing you to spend hours on something that used to take minutes.