Ethereum builds on blockchain and cryptocurrency concepts, so if you are not familiar with these, it’s worth reading a gentle introduction to bitcoin and a gentle introduction to blockchain technology first. This article assumes the reader has a basic familiarity with how Bitcoin works.
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Q&A with George Samman, co-author of KPMG’s report: “Consensus: Immutable agreement for the Internet of value”
This interview is posted on both www.sammantics.com and www.bitsonblocks.net. Interviewer is Antony Lewis (AL) and interviewee is George Samman (GS).
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In the context of data security, the immutability of data stored on blockchains is important. What do people mean when they say “Blockchains are immutable”? In this post I try to explain the key concepts.
It may be useful to read introductions to blockchains and Bitcoin if you have just arrived here or are unfamiliar with them.
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This article is a gentle introduction to blockchain technology and assumes minimal technical knowledge. It attempts to describe what it is rather than why should I care, which is described in other posts.
Shorter companion pieces to this are:
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