The Essence of the Blockchain

Miracl The Essence of the Blockchain Dr Michael Scott Published on: thirty Aug 2016 Here we attempt a elementary explanation of the blockchain for a not overly technical audience. 1 Introduction The blockchain is a testament to the power of a single cryptographic primitive — the hash function. Truly nothing else is required, so if you can get your head ... Read More »

The difference inbetween Bitcoin and blockchain for business – Blockchain Extracted: IBM Blockchain Blog

The difference inbetween Bitcoin and blockchain for business Share this post: Are Bitcoin and blockchain the same thing? No, they aren’t. However, they are closely related. When Bitcoin was released as open source code, blockchain was packaged up together with it in the same solution. And since Bitcoin was the very first application of blockchain, people often inadvertently used “Bitcoin” ... Read More »

The CIO – s Guide to Blockchain – Smarter With Gartner

The CIO’s Guide to Blockchain Blockchain is only the very first step in a future of distributed ledger platforms that enable the programmable economy. If you’re a CIO, blockchain very likely crossed your radar screen a few years ago with news of Bitcoin and how its distributed ledger technology enabled “anonymous” transactions by nefarious entities around the globe. Read More »

The Blockchain in Healthcare

The Blockchain in Healthcare The blockchain is an idea centered around the concept of a secure, digital ledger system that provides a system for efficient, auditable transactions of almost any type inbetween entities [1] . All information related to blockchain transactions is at once both independently verifiable by all (even outside) parties as correct and also inscrutable to entities without ... Read More »

The Blockchain Explained to Web Developers, Part 1: The Theory

The marmelab blog The blockchain is the fresh hot technology. If you haven’t heard about it, you most likely know Bitcoin. Well, the blockchain is the underlying technology that powers Bitcoin. Experts say the blockchain will cause a revolution similar to what Internet provoked. But what is it indeed, and how can it be used to build apps today? Read More »

The blockchain could have better security than the banks

The blockchain could have better security than the banks Director USQ Student Guild, Blockchain Programmer, Doctoral Candidate USQ, University of Southern Queensland Senior Lecturer (Foresight) and Director; Professional Studies, University of Southern Queensland Disclosure statement Timothy McCallum has received funding from AMP and Amazon. Read More »

The block in blockchain explained (merkle trees)

haroldcarr . [com|org] This exposition concentrates on a blockchain technology often used in a block: Merkle Trees. For this exposition, a block will be defined as: where transactions are are an ordered sequence of data: Here the “transactions” are uninterpreted opaque data: In a “real” blockchain, this is where “smart contracts” would be involved (a subject of a future exposition). Read More »

The ABCs of Blockchain Banking

Blockchain Banking Building Blocks: The ABCs of Blockchain Banking Blockchain grew from an obscure, experimental technology to one of the greatest topics in the payments industry over the last several years. The problem is that many people are still having trouble truly wrapping their minds around the concept. Read More »

The five Piles and three Layers to Enterprise Blockchain Solution Design

CURRENT SPOTLIGHT SERIES Movies 2016 TOP Movies: Blockchain 2016: Laying the Foundation for the Capital Markets’ Future Fran Strajnar Click the link below to stop receiving email alerts. Related Grid and HPC: Powering Risk Management and the Search for Alpha The FinTech Chance The Emergence of Behavioral Analytics in Financial Markets Compliance Three Priorities in Making DLT a Reality The ... Read More »