Blockchain explained – part 2

In Part 1 I explained the very basics of what a blockchain is with a simple example of kids trading toys. In this part I’ll explain how to fix problems which exist because of the distributed nature of the blockchain.   If Adam wants to trust Jake when Jake arrives at his house to trade, Adam […]

Blockchain – explain it like I’m five

It seems like everyone is writing about blockchain these days. Bitcoin – the cryptocurrency – is sometimes described as being based on blockchain technology. Blockchain is on covers of magazines (do those still exist?) and lauded as the next big thing. I figure I’d dig a little bit deeper into what blockchain is, and write […]