30 Jun '15, 11am

Tim Swanson on the Rise of Blockchains without Bitcoin

Tim Swanson on the Rise of Blockchains without Bitcoin

Blockchains without bitcoin? The idea has been swirling around in bitcoin conversations as of late. At the front of the conversation is blockchain consultant Tim Swanson who often injects skepticism into the space. He explained some of the details of permissioned blockchains and how that would work in last week's Epicenter Bitcoin , a podcast dedicated to cryptocurrency developments. “He's been making people very angry on Reddit,” said Epicenter host Brian Fabian Crain when introducing his guest. And, true to this description, Swanson's name topped the subreddit Sunday in a stab at his take on the blockchain. Businesses such as Hyperledger, which was recently acquired by Blythe Masters' Digital Asset Holdings , and Eris Industries have brought blockchain software to the table that drops cryptocurrencies. Swanson recently released a white paper in which he describes eight c...

Full article: http://cointelegraph.com/news/114705/tim-swanson-on-the-r...

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