If you haven’t heard of it before, ‘blockchain’ is a branch of computing that specifically concerns the software processes and algorithms that power virtual, or ‘crypto’ currencies, of which the most popular is Bitcoin.
There is currently a lot of research being conducted into Blockchain based technologies. How the technology is applied could change many things, from how we think of monetary value through to how we store and manage encrypted data. In the posts below, we’ve put together some details on trends in Blockchain research and some basic details on how it all works, as it can be pretty daunting to the uninitiated!
The three posts below provide a bit more detail on the technology, its security and how the technology could evolve.