Texas McCombs Presents—
Prof. Cesare Fracassi
Director, Blockchain Initiative
November 30, 2018
Blockchain know-how has been hailed as the brand new web 2.zero that can usher a fourth industrial age, exchange all different forex, eradicate poverty, present transportable and immutable digital id, switch medical information securely and simply, settle monetary transactions instantly, disrupt provide chain administration, exchange legal professionals, and far more. Blockchain additionally has been accused to be the best rip-off in historical past, a fad, a easy rebranding of outdated know-how, and a gradual and unscalable know-how.
Prof. Fracassi discusses what's actual and what's not in blockchain. Whether or not you're a skeptic or an fanatic of blockchain know-how, this discussion board will problem your views on this rising know-how.
What you'll be taught:
Perceive how permissioned and permission-less blockchains work, and the way they differ.
Look the most recent proof on consumer adoption, and on the vital step from use circumstances/proof of idea to manufacturing.
Study a framework on the way to reply when your boss asks whether or not blockchain is sweet on your firm.