Blockchain

Blockchain Basics 4 – A Brief Technical Explanation of a Blockchain

Have you read Post 3 - The history of Blockchain yet? If not click here! Introduction In this final section of the Blockchain Basics series, we plan to give a brief surface level analysis of the technology behind blockchain. This technical explanation of a blockchain will serve as a basis of many of the future articles in the Blockchain Explained Series and is crucial to understanding how a blockchain is applied to real world application. At the end of this explanation, we hope you will have a surface level understanding of how a blockchain functions under the hood and know ...
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Blockchain Basics 3 – A Snapshot History of Blockchain

If you haven’t read part two yet, Breaking Down the Blockchain, click here. The history of blockchain is an interesting story with many twists and turns that impact its identity as a living and dynamic technology that is changing our world. Although this post is not intended to be an one-stop encyclopedia of blockchains history, I hope to cover some of the key aspects that have helped shaped blockchain into what it is today. Let’s jump in! A need for a decentralized revolution To understand the origins of blockchain and how advanced the technology was for its time, we need ...
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Blockchain Basics 2 – Breaking Down the Blockchain

Read Part 1 Yet? If Not Click Here First off, what is a blockchain? A blockchain can be defined as: An application of a decentralized system, in which many individuals share in an immutable distributed ledger to record an agreed-upon history of transactions. Yeah, that’s a lot... Luckily, this entire section is dedicated to breaking this definition down into three easily digestible segments that, when put back together, paint a clear and accurate description of what a goes into a blockchain. At the end of this section, you will have an understanding of what a blockchain really is, and will ...
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Blockchain Basics 1 – Why Do We Need a Blockchain?

Introduction to Need Throughout history, civilizations have been built on two economic pillars: Scarcity and Supply/Demand. Scarcity will always exist because humans have unlimited wants yet limited resources. This causes the value of certain resources such as food, computers, or even the U.S. dollar, to increase or decrease in value according to the law of supply and demand. The consequence of these economic principles is a society built on ownership and value. These social standards govern the way we interact everyday and have lead to the rise of what we call Third Parties. Third Parties Today, in November of 2017, ...
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