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This week, we spoke with Anne Connelly, blockchain and social impact expert and faculty member at Singularity U. Here are some highlights from the conversation.BLOCKCHAIN BASICS
Blockchain is a technology that enables people to transfer value peer-to-peer without a third party at a scale that was never possible before. For example, today, if we want to digitally send money to a friend, we have to use a third party to make it possible: banks, Western Union, or PayPal. This costs money and adds risk.WHAT SOCIAL OUTCOMES CHALLENGES COULD BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY HELP ADDRESS?
A3: The main social outcome benefit of
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