What Blockchains Are Actually Good For

Peter Borah

peter.borah@gmail.com

The blockchain is a powerful new tool

But what is that tool good for?

My definition of a blockchain:

 

a distributed database which is so robust that it can be made public

My definition of Ethereum:

 

a distributed computing platform which is so robust that it can be made public

Blockchains sacrifice:

Blockchains sacrifice:

  • Speed

Blockchains sacrifice:

  • Speed

  • Processing power

Blockchains sacrifice:

  • Speed

  • Processing power

  • Storage capacity

Blockchains sacrifice:

  • Speed

  • Processing power

  • Storage capacity

  • Privacy

Blockchains let you:

 

securely define the

rules of interaction for data or resources

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

    • Land registry

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

    • Land registry

  • Groups of peers

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

    • Land registry

  • Groups of peers

    • Roommates

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

    • Land registry

  • Groups of peers

    • Roommates

    • Shared loyalty program

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

    • Land registry

  • Groups of peers

    • Roommates

    • Shared loyalty program

  • Heterogeneous groups

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

    • Land registry

  • Groups of peers

    • Roommates

    • Shared loyalty program

  • Heterogeneous groups

    • Sharing economy

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

    • Land registry

  • Groups of peers

    • Roommates

    • Shared loyalty program

  • Heterogeneous groups

    • Sharing economy

  • Ecosystems

Rules of interaction for:

  • Individuals or organizations

    • Personal budget

    • Land registry

  • Groups of peers

    • Roommates

    • Shared loyalty program

  • Heterogeneous groups

    • Sharing economy

  • Ecosystems

    • ​​Video games

You get the ecosystem by default

Contact me:

peter.borah@gmail.com

 

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