Blockchain in Two Minutes

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At its heart, a blockchain is a linked list. Each item in the list — called a block — contains three pieces of information: a timestamp, the data you’re trying to store in the block, and a hash of the previous item on the list. This links each block together by reference and creates a “chain” of sorts (hence, blockchain)…

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Peter Christian Fraedrich

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