Blockchain

Blockchains link digital records – data blocks – using cryptography. This ledger technology promises to disrupt the economic landscape and facilitate trade by creating transparency and establishing trust through indelible records of transactions. While blockchain technology has become widely known as the underlying technology of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, it holds potential for many other applications.

Summaries

The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond

Chris Burniske and Jack Tatar

McGraw-Hill, 2017

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The Crypto Craze and the Challenge to Business

Igor Pejic

Kogan Page, 2019

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The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and Technologists Who Created Cryptocurrency

Finn Brunton

Princeton UP, 2019

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Dare You Trust Facebook with Your Money?

John Naughton

The Guardian, 2019

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More and more security holes are appearing in cryptocurrency and smart contract platforms, and some are fundamental to the way they were built.

Mike Orcutt

MIT Technology Review, 2019

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Tawfik Hammoud et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2019

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Finland’s digital money system for asylum seekers shows what blockchain technology can offer the unbanked.

Mike Orcutt

MIT Technology Review, 2017

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Nouriel Roubini

Project Syndicate, 2018

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Before jumping on the bandwagon, companies need to carefully consider how ledger technologies fit into their overall strategy.

Teppo Felin and Karim Lakhani

MIT Sloan Management Review, 2018

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