What is blockchain?

Blockchain is the technology that makes Bitcoin possible. Learn what the hell blockchain actually is with these easy-to-digest explainers.

Blockchain explainers


Blockchain Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

Blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg explains blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.


Bitcoin, Ethereum, Blockchain, Tokens, ICOs: Why should anyone care?

A great in-depth explainer on blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and blockchain applications.

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Blockchain explained in 1000 words

Has trying to understand blockchain ever left you dazed and confused? Sick of hearing nonsense like SHA256 algorithms and byzantine fault tolerance?


How does a blockchain work - Simply Explained

What is a blockchain and how does it work? I'll explain why blockchains are so special in simple and plain English!


Blockchains: how can they be used?

We've all heard about Blockchains but how can they be used in the real world? How can we apply them? What problems can they solve?


Blockchain explained

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Why Decentralization Matters

During the first era of the internet — from the 1980s through the early 2000s — internet services were built on open protocols that were controlled by the internet community.

Resources for understanding blockchain

Best books on blockchain

Blockchain revolution
Don Tapscott

Blockchain Revolution

How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World

Blockchain book
Melanie Swan


Blueprint for a New Economy

The ultimate beginner’s guide to Bitcoin

Get access to the most detailed and in-depth Bitcoin guide for beginners on the market.