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Leif Thoughts

Blockchain - Schlockchain

The blockchain universe is quite the universe. I have a lot of thoughts on this technology an I am taking a rather extreme position:

The only use case for public blockchains is: Assigning ownership of certain digital assets without a central authority

“Certain digital assets” in reality pretty much means cryptocurrencies (I use the term digital assets because that use case also applies to cryptokitties and possibly other digital assets/collectibles I’m not aware of).

For everything else blockchain has no advantage over classic data storage solutions.

I gathered all articles that touch on this topic here on this page. If you are interested in other sources, check my reading list.

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