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So you want to use a blockchain for that? 3

So you want to use a blockchain for that?

There are good reasons and bad reasons to use blockchains. In conversations with people thinking about blockchain use cases, I have noticed common confusions and conflations arising from words initially used in a narrow context (usually to describe bitcoin’s blockchain) being understood more generically for blockchains. In this post I hope to untangle some of these common misconceptions.

The pros and cons of ientrnal blockchains 4

The pros and cons of internal blockchains

Given that a blockchain is meant to replace a trusted external third party, or is meant to create trust between entities who don’t fully trust each other, an internal blockchain seems a contradiction in terms… At this stage of the development of the technology a legitimate answer to the question “Why use a blockchain?” may actually be “Why not?”


A Gentle Introduction to Blockchain Technology

People use the term ‘blockchain technology’ to mean different things, and it can be confusing. 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”.

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