If you don’t know what the blockchain is, then you should. You may have heard the term, but do not understand what it really means or how it is used. Below is a great video that attempts to explain it and it’s potential for far-reaching impact on many aspects of our life.
Blockchain is sometimes confused with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin and any other cryptocurrency are dependent on and use the blockchain, but they are different. I usually think of it as Bitcoin is built on top of the blockchain technology, but as you will find in the video, it is a technology that can be used for so many purposes beyond cryptocurrencies: