Ten years since blockchain’s inception: current status, applications, challenges and future perspective
dr. Remigijus Paulavičius, dr. Ernestas Filatovas
Vilnius University, Institute of Data Science and Digital Technologies
Blockchain, the foundation of Bitcoin, has recently received extensive attention. October 31, 2018, marked the tenth anniversary of the release of the Bitcoin white paper. In this talk, we review the blockchain evolution, starting from prehistory, following with the introductory to the essential blockchain concepts, providing details of a wide range of applications, including currently facing challenges and possible future directions.