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One Block at a Time – Helping to Build Blockchain Knowledge



Dylan J. Yaga


This bulletin summarizes the information found in NISTIR 8202: Blockchain Technology overview which provides a high-level technical overview of blockchain technology. It discusses its application to cryptocurrency in depth, but also shows its broader applications.
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blockchain, cryptocurrency, soft fork, hard fork, smart contracts


Yaga, D. (2018), One Block at a Time – Helping to Build Blockchain Knowledge, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created October 26, 2018, Updated October 29, 2018