Blockchain’s Secret 1,000 Year History

Mar 23, 2018 · 3 min read
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By Oliver Smith

Blockchain could be the most significant development in the storage and sharing of knowledge since the advent of the internet itself — its ability to share information across untrusted parties has the potential to disrupt everything from banking to politics.

But Blockchain has a secret history, one that stretches back over 1,000 years.

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