Berlin blockchain conference proves that dumb stock art is actually genius

Berlin blockchain conference proves that dumb stock art is actually genius
From Mashable - March 2, 2018

Hey, friend, have you heard the good word? About the blockchain?

No? It's this idea of a distributed ledger that ca not be retroactively altered and will certainly revolutionize... oh, hm, I am losing you, are not I. That's totally OK! Thankfully, the good folks at the Blockstack Berlin conference are here to enlighten the uninitiated with totally brilliant stock art.

Over the course of the March 2 conference the presenters focused on nifty stuff like "privacy, blockchain, information theory, and the decentralized community," but we should probably just start with the basics.

And there's nothing more basic than the idea of new technology. Which, when you really think about it, is totally what the blockchain is. Um, kinda like fire. Yeah, fire. That's it.

You can use "fire" (remember: blockchain) to do cool things such as make soup. But! It can also lead to burning down someone's house as an act of war. See, it can be used for goodand here's the kickeror bad.

Now that we have got that covered, let's move on to social scalability. What good is anything these days if it does not scale socially? Not good at all, that's the answer you are looking for.

You know what else is not good? Being hunted by a menacing owl. I will let that one just sit with you for a while. But do not sit for too long! The owl will find you. And the owl is clearly mad about something. I mean, just look at it.

So, our fire is now socially scalingjust like a snowy owl powered by blockchainand we need to next focus on how our decentralized system will enable "the new model." Maybe, and just bear with me here, the answer is Cartman? That annoying kid from South Park?


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