"Blockchain" is a technology that powers Bitcoin, and has gotten a lot of press. There are many articles about eagerness to apply it to all sorts of problems beyond Bitcoin, from supporting IoT, banking, to protecting the nuclear arsenal.
There is a lot of misinformation about it, and to further the confusion, researchers are naming all sorts of things "blockchain" that bear little resemblance to the original blockchain. So is blockchain a revolutionary technology that will enable not only electronic money, but to all sorts of other applications in the name of security? Or is it an unsalable fad that will fade away?
Come and learn firsthand from "mother of Internet", Radia Perlman, if the blockchain are hype or our hope for next generation cyber security.
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