Of course it isn’t like the Internet. But this claim keeps coming up. Includes technologies Bitcoin and blockchains are actually comparable to.
Crypto Fools’ Day is, of course, January 9. In cryptocurrency, every day is January 9.
We’ve been reminded in the past week just how dangerous vast collections of personal data can be. They won’t be less dangerous on a blockchain.
The EU Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) is voting on a motion that’s a compendium of every spurious hypothetical blockchain use case they could find — so it’s worth answering in full. Contact your MEPs as well.
Wüst and Gervais’ paper “Do you need a Blockchain?” is pretty good, but goes a bit far in claiming use cases for blockchains. You’ll basically never need a so-called “permissioned blockchain.”
This is the final word on Kodak’s crypto boondoggles. And it’s brutal.
And a nice review of the book.
Of course, the video’s the good bit.