The potential of blockchain and the cloud
This article is not here to teach you about blockchain, but to offer a glimpse into the potential of blockchain in/and/on the cloud. A blockchain is a distributed, write-once-read-only (“WORO”) database that leverages tokens. Blockchain is sometimes designated as a potential future protocol, as TCP/IP once was. More often than not can we read comparisons […]
Blockchain Technology – Disrupt everything
Blockchain Technology – Disrupt everything I hate the word “disrupt.” It drives the implication that an entire industry is capable of being interrupted or completely tossed on its head. Instead I substitute that word — I prefer to think of it as an evolution. Netflix didn’t disrupt watching movies and tv, they evolved that experience […]
Blockchain – Revolution, or just another database?
Things continue apace at Cloudy Towers, and as a result I’m somewhat slower at blog writing this year. Today’s topic was inspired a little by my colleague Mike Mandeville, who presented on all things blockchain at our annual kick off event in Lisbon earlier this month. Sadly I missed his presentation, but the buzz surrounding […]