Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few months, you’ll have noticed that blockchain technology has been gaining some traction.
[Google trends graph of blockchain prevelance]
If you haven’t caught wind of the hype, Reid Hoffman gives a thorough background on how the distributed ledger system gained popularity and its importance here.
2015 was the year the blockchain gained independence from its polarising big brother, bitcoin and has seemingly been welcomed into the mainstream, especially in financial services.
Blockchain by its construction is a decentralising force and through its utilisation promotes efficiencyand transparency – two [...]