Look past digital currencies’ nosebleed pricing volatility, and you’ll discover a robust, decentralized, secure database. Brands and technologists are quickly figuring out how to put this powerful ledger to good use. Here are several real-world examples that demonstrate cryptos’ underlying blockchain technology is well worth the media hype.
Bitcoin Cryptos’ underlying blockchain technology is well worth the media hype.
The first blockchain is the decentralized ledger behind the digital currency bitcoin. Gregory Barber introduces bitcoin and blockchain in layman’s terms in The WIRED Guide to Blockchain:
“The ledger consists of linked batches of transactions known as blocks (hence the term blockchain), and identical copies are stored on each of the roughly...