A Blockchain – Illustrated

You may wonder what’s so different about a Blockchain, having already used so many peer-to-peer networks. The biggest hope is that it will bring transparency to connections in a supply chain. And each block player will have ownership of its own data – which will be cemented in time, unchanged once entered to the chain. The hype is its security – it is not, as evidenced by cryptocurrency crimes.

Illustration credit: Greg Kessler