How will blockchain shape our future?

Thoughts on where we’re heading.

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In the same way most people who use the internet are interested in what it does rather than how it does it, the technological genius behind blockchain will go unnoticed.

So where are we heading? In short, a new economy. The internet has altered the world immeasurably, making things our ancestors would have considered impossible not just viable, but commonplace. We can communicate over vast distances in seconds, access all kinds of information and order, pay and have anything from a bottle of water to a semi-autonomous vehicle delivered practically anywhere, all from a handheld device.

‘DLT offers the possibility to build organizations in which you don’t need to trust anyone. That’s almost magic to me. It will take a long time for society to adapt — if it ever does — yet I’m starry-eyed when I think of a world where people aren’t so scared of other people … because they don’t have to be.’

Building the Web3 machine economy — and writing about it too. | peaq co-founder |