What is blockchain technology? Why block? Why chain? Who controls a blockchain and how? Where is the brain? Many of those who know about blockchain, or at least know of it, do so through bitcoin. What is the relationship between bitcoin and blockchain?
In Part I of a two-part podcast series, Greg Medcraft, who leads the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, talks to Bill Below about blockchain, starting with the basics of this revolutionary technology.
Visit the website of the OECD Blockchain Policy Forum taking place in Paris on 4-5 September 2018. This forum will be the first major international conference to take stock of blockchain’s impacts across the full range of government activities and public priorities.