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Register for Free MOOC: Blockchain & Decentralization for the Information Industries Mar 11 – Apr 21, 2019

ENROLL IN THIS FREE MOOC TODAY DESCRIPTION Blockchain technology is a trend on the brink of revolutionizing the public and private sectors, and it is on the radar of many who are curious about its global disruptive potential for accessing and sharing information among individuals, organizations, and governments. This MOOC will provide a background for individuals involved with libraries, urban planning, government agencies, publishing & other […]

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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 […]