Cast IT is a popular science podcast about foundations of information technology, hosted at IT University of Copenhagen by Associate Professor Thore Husfeldt.
In this talk to Roman Beck explains about blockchain, a cryptographically secure, distributed database technology sometimes called a “trust machine.”
Blockchain applications include the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, as well as various ideas for ensuring trust across institutional boundaries, such as contracts. It may also serve as the conceptual infrastructure of the next generation Internet. Which are the main ideas underlying this technology, how does it makes us think differently about digital information, and what are the possibilities, challenges, promises, and threats of this technology?