November 20, 2017

IEEE Spectrum Publishes Special Section Devoted to Understanding Blockchain

The special section is titled “Blockchain World” and includes 10 articles and one video.

From the Blockchain World Website:

When Bitcoin was unleashed on the world, it filled a specific need. But it wasn’t long before people realized the technology behind Bitcoin—the blockchain—could do much more than record monetary transactions. That realization has lately blossomed into a dazzling and often bewildering array of startup companies, initiatives, corporate alliances, and research projects. Billions of dollars will hinge on what they come up with. So you should understand how blockchains work—and what could happen if they don’t.

All Articles/Video Can Be Accessed on this Page

and/or Direct to Specific Articles

Blockchains: How They Work and Why They’ll Change the World

How Blockchains Work

How Smart Contracts Work

The Ridiculous Amount of Energy It Takes to Run Bitcoin

Do You Need a Blockchain?

Wall Street Firms to Move Trillions to Blockchains in 2018

Blockchain Lingo

Why the Biggest Bitcoin Mines Are in China

Illinois vs. Dubai: Two Experiments Bring Blockchains to Government

Blockchains Will Allow Rooftop Solar Energy Trading for Fun and Profit

 The Bitcoin Blockchain Explained

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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