Blockchain and Bitcoin
Every CEO or innovation evangelist says they are doing X on the blockchain and indeed we beginn to see blockchain applications beyond the POC stage. At the same time, blockchain's most famous application, Bitcoin, is in the midst of a quasi religious conflict.
« The market’s rosy outlook is in stark contrast to the prognosis many insiders give to Bitcoin right now: The almost nine-year-old cryptocurrency is facing its gravest test yet. Whether or not it will survive, or in what form, is anyone’s guess. » - quote from Forbes (Battle For The Soul Of Bitcoin)
Take a moment and read the in-depth analysis of the current state of Bitcoin and check out a start-up that is offering a decentralized insurance for flights and crops on the blockchain as well as an blockchain-based energy grid in Brooklyn.