I’m sure you’ve heard the term Blockchain, and I hope that doesn’t turn you off. Stay with me, you will be glad you did.
There’s been so much money mania all over the whole blockchain and crypto thing that the fundamental technological achievement it represents gets lost, or worse yet, overlooked by most in favor of ‘financial opportunities’. New technology often comes with new financial opportunities for sure, but the real value here is far beyond rules and measures.
The merger of public key cryptogrophy, networking, and proveable consensus mechanisms demonstrated by Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin whitepaper.
work in progress.