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The New Digital Economy

This guide will outline information and resources which support research on the "New Economy"


A Blockchain is a distributed, expandable computing architecture on the Internet, where records of assets or exchange are stored. It combines the BitTorrent protocol, which allows peer-to-peer networking, and public-key cryptography.

Examples: Bitcoin, Bitlite, Ethereum

How does a Blockchain work? Click here for a simple explanation. 

What is the current state of Blockchain technology? Click here for the "State of Crypto".

Spartan Blockchain

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