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The Kingdom Episode 3: What is Blockchain? The Kingdom Podcast

    • Entrepreneurship

Though it’s pioneering role in technology is undeniable, at a glance, blockchain seems mysterious and difficult to understand. Through simple analogies and a step-by-step guide of the blockchain structure, CEO John Belizaire helps us to understand what blockchain is, “Blockchain is the underlying technology to cryptocurrencies. More formally, it’s what powers bitcoin… The best way to understand what blockchain is: it’s the solution to a set of problems.” What problems does blockchain solve?How does it serve as a model for the future?Why it’s a main component of Soluna’s wind farm project?We answer these questions and more in this episode of The Kingdom podcast.Takeaways: “We’re going to be a blockchain computing company. To be a blockchain computing company, you have to have computing power, and you have to have power. So, we’re essentially combining those two needs -the power resource and the computing resource- into one company, in a vertically integrated way” -John Belizaire, CEO Didn’t take notes? No problem. Read the Blockchain Primer on our website, a layman’s term approach to Blockchain, so it makes more sense.Connect with us on Twitter @TheKingdomPod and @SolunaPower For more on what we covered in this episode, read Blockchains Solve a Very Real Problem on our blog.For more information on Soluna, visit our website. Liked what you heard? Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe. Listen | Watch | Read | Subscribe

Though it’s pioneering role in technology is undeniable, at a glance, blockchain seems mysterious and difficult to understand. Through simple analogies and a step-by-step guide of the blockchain structure, CEO John Belizaire helps us to understand what blockchain is, “Blockchain is the underlying technology to cryptocurrencies. More formally, it’s what powers bitcoin… The best way to understand what blockchain is: it’s the solution to a set of problems.” What problems does blockchain solve?How does it serve as a model for the future?Why it’s a main component of Soluna’s wind farm project?We answer these questions and more in this episode of The Kingdom podcast.Takeaways: “We’re going to be a blockchain computing company. To be a blockchain computing company, you have to have computing power, and you have to have power. So, we’re essentially combining those two needs -the power resource and the computing resource- into one company, in a vertically integrated way” -John Belizaire, CEO Didn’t take notes? No problem. Read the Blockchain Primer on our website, a layman’s term approach to Blockchain, so it makes more sense.Connect with us on Twitter @TheKingdomPod and @SolunaPower For more on what we covered in this episode, read Blockchains Solve a Very Real Problem on our blog.For more information on Soluna, visit our website. Liked what you heard? Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe. Listen | Watch | Read | Subscribe

46 min

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