What is Blockchain?
From a distance, a blockchain might not look that different from things you’re familiar with, like Wikipedia.
With a blockchain, many people can write entries into a record of information. After that, a community of users can control how the record of information is modified and updated. Likewise, Wikipedia entries are not the product of a single publisher. No one person controls the information.
Descending to a closer level, the differences that make blockchain technology unique become more clear. While both run on distributed networks (the internet), Wikipedia is built into the World Wide Web (WWW) using a client-server network model. Read more