Bitcoin: The Trust Anchor in a Sea of Blockchains

Bitcoin: The Trust Anchor in a Sea of Blockchains

Bitcoin has a number of properties that give it utility (and thus value)  such as  trustlessness, permissionlessness, transparency, and immutability. When you broaden your perspective of bitcoin from a currency and payment system to that of a secure historical ledger, it becomes clear that these properties, in conjunction with each other, can enable powerful applications. […]

Bitcoin is overhyped, but blockchain has great potential

Bitcoin is overhyped, but blockchain has great potential

Bitcoin is important. Over $1 billion has been invested in Bitcoin related startups worldwide, however the focus is shifting to other uses of blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin. Bockchain technology has serious potential, which includesb enefits such as reducing transaction costs and reducing fraud warrant further research and more experiments. source: Bitcoin is overhyped, but […]