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You don't need blockchain

Submitted by Abhay Rana (Nemo) (@captn3m0) on Friday, 26 May 2017

Technical level: Beginner

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Abstract

A short talk on why you don’t need blockchain. This won’t go into the details of what a blockchain is or how it works, but point out why blockchain is not the magical silver bullet to your payment problems and how you can survive without it.

Outline

The talk can be summarized by the image in this tweet: https://twitter.com/disruptepreneur/status/755857596423077888

If you are a bank or a FinTech company not dealing with bitcoins or ether, you don’t need blockchain*. The talk will go over the details of when you should consider blockchains and when you are better off without them.

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Requirements

None

Speaker bio

I do tech and security at Razorpay. I’ve worn lots of hats at Razorpay, where I’ve managed to learn a lot about payments within India.

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Slides

https://speakerdeck.com/captn3m0/you-dont-need-blockchain

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