A beginner’s guide to blockchainpart eight
The blockchain gives internet users the ability to create value and authenticates digital information. What will new business applications result?
The sharing economy
With companies like Uber and AirBnB flourishing, the sharing economy is already a proven success. Currently, however, users who want to hail a ride-sharing service have to rely on an intermediary like Uber. By enabling peer-to-peer payments, the blockchain opens the door to direct interaction between parties — a truly decentralized sharing economy results.