BlockBack Tuesday #008

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!
This week video is: Limitations and Scaling Solutions of Blockchain Technology

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Blockchain Beyond Hype is back, this time with Blockchain Zoo co-founder and CTO Barton Johnston, to discuss blockchain technology and how to scale it.

We cover a range of issues in this episode, but the focus is on scale. What are the challenges to scaling blockchain technology and how can they be overcome? The key is to get blockchain to a stage where it can handle thousands, or even millions, of transactions per second – which is not the case now.

A big part of achieving scale with blockchain is the skills of developers and engineers working on the technology. As Barton points out, it’s still nascent, and many people working on it are still in the learning phase – and it’s a big challenge. The key is education, continuing to build new solutions, and thinking outside the box.

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Blockchain Beyond Hype is a series of interviews with blockchain experts and technology professionals from all across the globe about blockchain projects, challenges, innovations, and the future of blockchain within the blockchain jungle!

  • Barton Johnston, Co-founder and CTO of Blockchain Zoo
    Barton has extensive programming and engineering experience in several languages and across a range of industries. Now, his focus on Blockchain technology – specifically the underlying infrastructure. Barton works on the structures of various types of decentralized consensus protocols, hashing and asymmetric encryption algorithms, and analysis and applications of new blockchain and crypto technologies such as Maid Safe, IOTA, and NXT.
  • Laksmini Wiyantini, BBH Host at Blockchain Zoo
    Laksmini has been interested in the blockchain technology since she moved from the US back to Indonesia. Her curiosity and vast knowledge of the disruptive technology brought her to Blockchain Zoo where she became the host of our interview series.

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