Technological innovations often lead to public confusion and misconceptions about their impact and potential. This is all the more true for innovations as complex as the blockchain. Wharton professor Kevin Werbach separates the concepts cryptocurrencies, blockchain and cryptoassets and explains their individual purpose, function, potential application and long-term significance.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why cryptocurrency, blockchain and cryptoassets aren’t the same thing; and
- What impact they could have on the economy and society.
About the Author
Kevin Werbach teaches legal studies and business ethics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.