A brief introduction to blockchain… for normal people

You’ve probably heard of Bitcoin. You’ve probably also witnessed some of the hysteria that has periodically surrounded it. What you may not know is how the technology underpinning this fashionable cryptocurrency is poised to change the world. It is called blockchain and it is one of the biggest potential game changers since the invention of the printing press.

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Crypto-what?

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The blockchain in 1955
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Simplified diagram of a central clearing system
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Copyright: Financial Times

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