Let’s combine blockchain technology with virtual reality (VR)! It sounds super exciting, combining technologies of the future. However, not every proposed combination of technologies works, or even makes sense.
You may have heard the term “blockchain technology” before, in reference to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. For the uninitiated, the term might seem abstract with little real meaning on the surface.
Proponents of the distributed ledger technology known as blockchain consider it to be one of the best ways to secure transactions. I don’t know about you, but hearing that anything is the “best” immediately makes me skeptical.
Don Tapscott, author of the book entitled Blockchain Revolution said in his superb, no-frills TED Talk that blockchain is the technology that is likely to have the greatest impact on the next few decades. No, it’s not social media.
Sometimes journalism is ironically called "the second oldest profession." This term indeed has right to exist. In any case, all this time journalism, one way or another, depended on those who "call the tune" - organize the publishing process, pay salaries, organize distribution,(...)
This is PART-4 of The Product Manager’s guide to the Blockchain series! If you somehow landed on my publication for the first time, Welcome! I recommend you start from part 1, and then read part 2 and part3 before reading this post. However If you are the explorer type, read on!
The proof of stake system is attracting a lot of attention these days, with Ethereum switching over to this system from the proof of work system. Proof of stake is an alternative process for transaction verification on a blockchain.
If you are reading this post, you perhaps already know what a blockchain is. If not, here is an interesting video by the World Economic Forum on what the blockchain is today and could be in the very very near future.
If you watched the hilarious satirical guy explaining bitcoin and understood almost none of it — fear not — today we are going to decode his message! Where do we even start? I know! Let’s start by the most obvious — blockchain! What the hell is a “blockchain”?