The trust machine: Economist writes about blockchain technology

2015 have already been named “the year of the blockchain” by financial services experts, such as Chris Skinner. This weeks main story in the Economist is titled: “The trust machine, The promise of the blockchain”. They also published a more extensive piece called: “The great chain of being sure about things” These two are definitely worth a read.

 

http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21677228-technology-behind-bitcoin-lets-people-who-do-not-know-or-trust-each-other-build-dependable

http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21677198-technology-behind-bitcoin-could-transform-how-economy-works-trust-machine

And as a bonus: The article from Chris Skinner summarizing what banks are doing about the blockchain, titled: Get serious about this blockchain thing:
http://banknxt.com/52869/blockchain-thing/

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