• Brief overview of blockchains
  • History of cryptocurrencies and blockchain
  • Decentralisation
  • Under the hood (high level overview of key blockchain technologies)

Brief overview of Blockchains

In its simplest form, a Blockchain, conceptually, is just a series of blocks or records that each contain some meaningful information. These blocks or records could be as simple as a few lines of text!

Blockchain merely refers to the structure of the technology, where each block of data is cryptographically secured and bound to the next (more of that to come) based on the contents of each block, ultimately creating a ledger or database of records.

The contents of…


I am now five days into a new role in a new industry working on Product Experience at Centrality.ai, one of the leading Blockchain venture studios in the world, headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.

It’s been a steep learning curve so far, and completely different from everything I’ve known in the past. So much so I’ve decided to create this blog to document my learnings from my career change, diving headfirst into the world of Blockchain, the revolutionary technology behind Bitcoin.

“Blockchain technology is the most important invention in computing in a generation because, for the first time in…

Sam Ling

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