It doesn't really matter, though. The guys building the Internet envisioned Borges' library, the guys using the Internet were happy with "you've got mail." There was no part of the Bitcoin or Ethereum blockchains that envisioned CryptoKitties; now the company that came up with them has built digital baseball cards for the NBA and NFL.
"Can I use it" is not a question normies ask. The answer must be yes for the normies to bother. "What can you use it for" is a developer question. "vaguely sticky snot" does not become post-its without developers.