As an old UXER (first) and techno enthusiast after… I turn that question around sorta…
What emotions, motivation & drives can I create a something fun and/or useful around?
What tech (or skills my company has) can I use to do the above?
Those who don’t know a new tech don’t have ANY basic needs/wants/ etc pertaining to them. They have lived their whole lives perfectly well without. It’s up to us to figure out what might be cool.
Also - I’d drop “hose sought-after properties” entirely. I know a lot of blockchain / crypto people hate me for it - but 99.[9 to 18 decimal places]% of non-crypto geeks people don’t give a hoot about the cool stuff we see - and probably are scared of it if they knew. If we want their attention, money, eyeball & brain time… the only relevant UX question is about their emotions.