Blockchain: The fifth era of the digital revolution?

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You might have heard of bitcoin, you might even heard of the Blockchain. Trying to explain it though, is a totally different story. But then again, trying to explain the internet 30 years ago, also seemed as bit of a challenge.

Either the blockchain is the next era of the digital revolution (as some claim it to be) or not, remains to see. While blockchain is, today, an nascent technology, it holds the potential to unleash a wave of innovation across multiple industries.

Lorne Lantz is a passionate blockchain entrepreneur and educator who has built multiple financial startups that have won awards with PayPal and Swift. He has been programming for over 20 years, and has deep domain knowledge in banking, payments and bitcoin.

Lorne is an O'Reilly blockchain expert, having co-chaired the O'Reilly Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit and produced educational videos on Bitcoin & the Blockchain. Lorne has launched several bitcoin projects; His current project leverages blockchain technology to improve the financial infrastructure in developing countries in Asia, which is leading to increased wealth for the worlds unbanked. 

"Blockchain is a remarkable cryptographic achievement and the ability to create something that is not duplicable in the digital world has enormous value "
Eric Schmidt
CEO of Google