The History of the Modern Internet:
Before learning about blockchain technology, it’s helpful to understand the history of the modern internet as blockchain networks will likely experience similar challenges in attempting to achieve mainstream adoption. Learn about that history here!
The History of Blockchain Technology:
Now that we understand the development of the modern internet, let’s discuss the creation and evolution of blockchain technology. This article details the history of blockchain technology and provides helpful context for our next section, which breaks down how the technology works.
Now that we understand the history, let’s discuss how the technology works. The core innovation of blockchain is the underlying protocol that sits on top of the TCP / IP protocol stack and allows for secure, trustless interactions and payments. Check out this post for an explanation of how these protocols work!