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The Truth About Blockchain: 2 1/2 years later

This article by Marco Iansiti and Karim R. Lakhani came out in the January/February issue of the Harvard Business Review. The authors outline an adaptation cycle for Blockchain, which they predict will closely follow the trajectory of TCP/IP adaptation.  TCP/IP began as a single use application for ARPAnet messaging.  Before that, computers had to be connected to each other in order to communicate. From there, they […]

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What is blockchain?

Blockchain is exactly what it is named, a chain of blocks. Each block contains a record of information, such as a deed for a house, the metadata for an image, or potentially, a bibliographic record. The chain that links these blocks together means that if someone wants to change the information in one block of the blockchain without that change being obvious, they would also need […]