Posts tagged Intro to Blockchain
Blockchain and Crypto: Past, Present, and Future

Understanding blockchain and cryptocurrency in a historical context. Douglas J. Pepe is a partner in New York litigation boutique Joseph Hage Aaronson. By day, he represents hedge funds, financial institutions, corporations and large law firms in complex commercial disputes. On nights and weekends, he pursues his newfound passion in blockchain and crypto. He and a friend have been building a growing cryptocurrency mining operation and designing crypto-related algorithmic trading strategies.

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What is Blockchain?

We keep hearing more and more about Bitcoin and blockchain, but for a lot of us the picture isn’t getting any clearer.

Most explanations spend too much time telling you how blockchain works and not enough time on what blockchain is; it’s a bit like trying to explain the internet by going over TCP/IP protocols.

It’s confusing, and you don’t end up learning much. In order to understand Bitcoin and blockchain, it helps to understand where they came from.

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What is Blockchain? – Simply Explained in Five Minutes

What is blockchain and how does it work? I'll explain blockchain in an easy and simple way so you understand the basics of blockchain! If you don't know what blockchain is, you should; if you do, chances are you still need some clarification on how blockchain actually works. Blockchain, the key technology behind Bitcoin, is a new network that helps decentralize trade, and allows for more peer-to-peer transactions. By the end of this video you'll have a solid basic understanding of blockchain and how it works.

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What is BLOCKCHAIN? The best explanation of blockchain technology

Blockchain explained in plain English. Understanding how blockchain works and identifying myths about its powers are the first steps to developing blockchain technologies.

Blockchain is an algorithm and distributed data structure for managing electronic cash without a central administrator among people who know nothing about one another. Originally designed for the crypto-currency Bitcoin, the blockchain architecture was driven by a radical rejection of at (government-guaranteed) money and bank-controlled payments.

Blockchain is a special instance of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs), almost all of which have emerged in Bitcoin's wake.

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19 Industries The Blockchain Will Disrupt

The blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that underlies cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and platforms like Ethereum. It provides a way to record and transfer data that is transparent, safe, auditable, and resistant to outages. The blockchain has the ability to make the organizations that use it transparent, democratic, decentralized, efficient, and secure. It's a technology that holds a lot of promise for the future, and it is already disrupting many industries.

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Blockchain: Massively Simplified

Richie Etwaru, discusses the opportunity and implications of blockchain as a paradigm to slow/chose the expanding trust gap in commerce. He unpacks blockchain to a level of simplicity to be consumed by those that are just starting to understand and explore the paradigm. He lays out a current state of commerce, suggesting that every company is currently at risk of being disrupted or incurring severe strain from a blockchain version of itself.

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