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Blockchain Isn’t a Revolution

It’s two big innovations and one promising idea

Kevin Werbach
Jun 18, 2018 · 8 min read
Image: Luca Florio via flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

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“Trust-Minimizing” — Cryptocurrency

The promise of cryptocurrencies is to gain the benefits of trust without the detriments of trusting.

“Tracking” — Blockchain

If cryptocurrencies are about minimizing trust, blockchain is about extending it.

“Trading” — Cryptoassets

Cryptoassets are cryptocurrencies, but without all the revolutionary mumbo jumbo.


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