Blockchain technology is used in multiple applications across multiple sectors from NFT marketplaces to cryptocurrency and music royalties tracking.

This series of blog posts by CONFIRM PhD student Mateen Ashraf has been curated to educate and inform you about blockchain technology, how it works and how it is used.

Scroll down to read content which explains the basics of blockchain. 
Click here to find out more about Blockchain in Banking!

Mateen Ashraf, University of Limerick

Blockchain Blog Series

#1 – What is Blockchain?

What is Blockchain? Blockchain is a distributed ledger that is like a database that holds a copy of the data on all participating systems within

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Blockchain Blog Series

#2 – History of Blockchain

Blockchain History Blockchain started with a white paper published under the presumed pseudonym “Satoshi Nakamoto” by an anonymous author (or authors) after the 2008 financial

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Blockchain Blog Series

#3 – Benefits of Using Blockchain

Who Owns a Blockchain? The oldest and best-known approach to systems architecture is a centralized approach. In a centralized solution, there is typically one owner

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Blockchain Blog Series

#4 – Blockchain Networks

Peer to Peer (p2p) Centralized and Distributed system architecture solutions usually adopt a client/server network approach. Blockchain and decentralized application platforms largely forego client/server to

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Blockchain Blog Series

#5 – Types of Blockchain

  To properly describe a blockchain solution, additional terms must be entered into the conversation. A blockchain solution can be measured and described against the

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Blockchain Blog Series

#8 – Uses of Blockchain

Blockchain 2.0 and Ethereum When Bitcoin went live in 2009, blockchain was nothing more than a record-keeping device, a place to permanently record data for

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