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:
- So you want to use a blockchain for that? Some common misconceptions
- Confused by blockchains? Revolution vs Evolution
- No, blockchain is not a solution looking for a problem
- A gentle introduction to immutability of blockchains