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The Blockchain in 13 Minutes

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Help a non-technical audience to under what shared ledgers are and that the Bitcoin blockchain is only one kind of shared ledger. It includes the YouTube video me presenting at the beginnng.

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The Blockchain in 13 Minutes

  1. 1. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Shared Ledger Technologies 16/12/20161 Understanding the blockchain enough to explain it to your boss The Meaning Conference Brighton November 2016
  2. 2. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute David G.W. Birch An internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money; Named one of the global top 15 favourite sources of business information (Wired magazine); In the London FinTech top 10 most influential commentators (City A.M.); One of the top ten Twitter accounts followed by innovators, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson (PR Daily); One of the top ten most influential voices in banking (Financial Brand); Named one of the “Fintech Titans” (NextBank); Ranked Europe’s most influential commentator on emerging payments (Total Payments magazine). 2
  3. 3. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute The First Blockchain 3
  4. 4. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute The 4x4x4 Model 4 What is a blockchain? It’s a kind of shared ledger
  5. 5. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Ledgers Banks are, basically, ledgers 5
  6. 6. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Building Ledgers 6
  7. 7. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Shared Ledgers 7
  8. 8. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Building Shared Ledgers 8
  9. 9. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Which to Build? 9 How do we make a shared ledger? We might use a blockchain, we might not
  10. 10. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute So… 10 Shared ledgers have communications, content, consensus and contract layers; Different choices for these layers lead to different kinds of ledgers; One set of choices is a blockchain; And there are different kinds of blockchains…
  11. 11. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Bitcoin uses just one kind of SLT Yes, I know it’s wrong but hey it’s the FT 11
  12. 12. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Real World… 12
  13. 13. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Examples 13
  14. 14. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Why Bother? Trustless Transactions 14 They constantly try to escape From the darkness outside and within By dreaming of systems so perfect that no one will need to be good. Choruses from The Rock (T.S. Eliot, 1934).
  15. 15. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Long Term Vision 15 What will we do with a shared ledger? Make new markets
  16. 16. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Transparency 16
  17. 17. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Radical Transparency 17
  18. 18. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Translucent Transactions Trust is a serious problem, we have to get to a new level of transparency – only through radical transparency will we get to radical new levels of trust (Marc Benioff, Davos 2015) 18 ambient-accountability.org
  19. 19. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Visit our website: http://www.chyp.com Follow us on Twitter: @chyppings Email us: info@chyp.com Read: Tomorrow's Transactions Blog Listen: Consult Hyperion Podcasts Consult Hyperion UK Tweed House, 12 The Mount Guildford, Surrey GU24HN, UK. +44 1483 301793 Consult Hyperion USA 535 Madison Avenue, 19th Floor New York, NY 10022, USA. +1 888 835 6124 Contact 16/12/201619
  20. 20. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Who Are Consult Hyperion? 20 Consult Hyperion specialises in working out the opportunities and threats which result from the harmony and collision of security, networks and transactions. We are constantly assessing these factors, as they change continuously, and delivering ideas, solutions and products to our clients
  21. 21. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute What Do They Do? 21 We have a structured and practical approach to secure electronic transaction systems from the local to the global Strategy Roadmapping Market Analysis Business Modelling Prototyping Requirements Analysis Risk Analysis System Architecture Technical Specification Procurement Support Software Development Vendor Management Project Management Certification Management Acceptance Testing Evaluation We can help clients in all phases of the product and service lifecycle, from the whiteboard scribble to the person in the street’s everyday use
  22. 22. www.chyp.comPlease copy and distribute Who Do They Do It For? 22 16/12/2016

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