15 episodes

Block Shots is a podcast for blockchain beginners that provides a basic understanding of the most important blockchain concepts in five minutes. Learn blockchain, consensus, hashing, signing, governance, nodes, etc. and many more concepts while having that morning coffee, or while walking towards your car in the parking, or whenever you have those five minutes. Episodes are published weekly on Mondays.

Block Shots - Blockchain in 5 minutes! Gautam Dhameja

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Block Shots is a podcast for blockchain beginners that provides a basic understanding of the most important blockchain concepts in five minutes. Learn blockchain, consensus, hashing, signing, governance, nodes, etc. and many more concepts while having that morning coffee, or while walking towards your car in the parking, or whenever you have those five minutes. Episodes are published weekly on Mondays.

    Block Finality

    Block Finality

    The finality of a block means that the majority of the nodes in a blockchain network have verified and accepted that block and their state has been updated accordingly.

    • 4 min
    Fork

    Fork

    When some of the nodes decide not to update to the new rules, then a fork happens on the chain. Forks are of two types - soft and hard.

    • 4 min
    Blockchain Governance

    Blockchain Governance

    Blockchains are decentralized systems. There is no single point of control or administration. In contrast to other IT systems, there is no admin in a blockchain. Instead, blockchains are governed.

    • 4 min
    Public and Private Chains

    Public and Private Chains

    Blockchains, depending on who can read the state and who can participate in block production (updating the state), could be classified in mainly two ways - Private or Public, and Permissionless or Permissioned.

    • 4 min
    Decentralized Apps (DApps)

    Decentralized Apps (DApps)

    Applications which use a decentralized backend (like a blockchain), are called Decentralized Applications or DApps.

    • 4 min
    Smart Contracts

    Smart Contracts

    Smart Contracts allow users to add business logic to blockchains to make them useful for several business use-cases.

    • 4 min

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