How Blockchain Will Change Your Life
IBM’s Ginni Rometty writes that blockchain’s potential goes way beyond finance.
@SeverineLienard: How #Blockchain will Change Your Life ~ Ginni Rometty CEO #IBM
Until the mid-1990s, the internet was little more than an arcane set of technical standards used by academics. Few predicted the profound effect it would have on society. Today, blockchain—the technology behind the digital currency bitcoin—might seem like a trinket for computer geeks. But once widely adopted, it will transform the world.
Blockchain offers a way to track items or transactions using a shared digital “ledger.” Blocks of new transactions are added at the end of the chain, and encryption ensures that it…