Summary of Blockchain

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The “second generation of the Internet,” which centers on blockchain technology, may revolutionize society.


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In this informative talk, digital strategist Don Tapscott delivers an accessible introduction to blockchain technology and sketches several ways it could revolutionize society. He draws comparisons between the dawn of the World Wide Web and blockchain’s evolution to underscore the enormity of this new development. getAbstract recommends Tapscott’s briefing to technical laggards who are unaware of the magnitude of blockchain’s potential.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why the “first generation of the Internet” fell short,
  • Why blockchain technology is the greatest innovation in computer science since the World Wide Web and
  • How blockchain might improve the world.


In his 1994 book The Digital Economy, Don Tapscott predicted many of the opportunities and threats that the nascent World Wide Web would eventually summon: increasing wealth creation coupled with rising social disparities, GDP ...
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About the Speaker

Digital strategist Don Tapscott has written several books on the economic and social impact of technology.

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