Blockchain’ is meaningless – The Brink

Blockchain’ is meaningless – The Brink

‘You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means’

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies have entered the mainstream discourse, but they’ve also bot joined by a concept that is widely circulated, but poorly understood: “the blockchain” or just “blockchain.” The idea of a blockchain, the cryptographically enhanced digital ledger that underpins Bitcoin and most cryptocurrencies, is now being used to describe everything from a system for inter-bank transactions to a fresh supply chain database for Walmart. Read More