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What are applications of Blockchain technology in the real world?

Josh Gretton 23 August, 2017 (2 min read)

Blockchain Works is a gateway to a new career in working with Blockchain technology, whether that be in a Software Engineering role, a Compliance position or managing a Product. In order to understand the broad range of career paths that Blockchain will bring it's key to understand just how important Blockchain is. Below are 5 of the best TED talks explaining the far reaching implications of Blockchain technology.

Don Tapscott

Don is the author of the Blockchain Revolution and CEO of the Tapscott Group. Here Don explains how the underlying technology works and provides some examples of cool companies leading the way with Blockchain technology.

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Bettina Warburg

Bettina is a blockchain researcher, entrepreneur and educator. She runs Animal Ventures in San Francisco and is a political scientist by training, she has a deep passion for the intersection of politics and technology and explains how Blockchain will change the Trust Economy as we know it.

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Galia Bartenzi

Galia moved from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv to support and invest in Israeli technology as a Venture Partner at Founders Fund in 2013. Recently she has co-launched numerous local currency pilots to model, build and test software for community marketplace networks. She's passionate about decentralized technology and the impact it will have on society.

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Alex Tapscott

Yep, it's another Tapscott. Alex is the son of Don Tapscott and CEO and Founder of Northwest Passage Ventures, a consulting firm focused on early-stage, high growth companies in the Canadian and U.S. Capital markets. Here he explains the potential impact of Blockchain technology on Wall Street.

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Daniel Gasteiger

Daniel is an entrepreneur based in Zurich, co-founder of nexussquared. In this talk, Daniel reveals the principles behind Blockchain, its potential to defy current systems and why Blockchain is probably the biggest technological invention since the PC in the 1970s and the Internet in the 1990s.

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Which TED Talk is your favorite?

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