Living in Malta, this is the blog and journal of Simon Facciol.

Here we discover new technologies and try to discover solutions to common problems.

Understanding Blockchain Technology: 2. Why was blockchain created?

Understanding Blockchain Technology: 2. Why was blockchain created?

Why was blockchain created? What is blockchain trying to achieve?

As previous breakthroughs filled significant gaps to free civilisations from manipulations and dictatorships such as knowledge, power and distance, blockchain is going to increase the value of trust in data, as the history of that data will be proved and publicly visible for everyone to verify. Blockchain is trying to make transactions quicker and easier by eliminating intermediaries that currently provide the trust value between the parties doing the transaction.

Understanding Blockchain Technology: 3. Characteristics of a blockchain

Understanding Blockchain Technology: 3. Characteristics of a blockchain

Understanding Blockchain Technology: 1. What is Blockchain?

Understanding Blockchain Technology: 1. What is Blockchain?