Blockchain Isn’t a Revolution

It’s two big innovations and one promising idea

Kevin Werbach
8 min readJun 18, 2018

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Image: Luca Florio via flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

These days it’s hard to avoid pronouncements about how cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology could change everything (or at least, create massive wealth). Yet there’s an equally loud chorus labeling them a massive scam, useless, and dangerous. And a surprisingly large audience still doesn’t understand what’s going on. One big…

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Kevin Werbach

Wharton prof, tech policy maven, digital connector, pesctarian, feminist. Co-author, For the Win; author, The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust.