Bitcoin: Bubble or Blockchain

@inproceedings{Godsiff2015BitcoinBO,
  title={Bitcoin: Bubble or Blockchain},
  author={Philip Godsiff},
  booktitle={KES-AMSTA},
  year={2015}
}
This paper sets out a brief, deliberately non-technical, overview of Bitcoin, a new, but becoming more mainstream, crypto currency, generated and managed by a distributed multi–agent system. Bitcoin was developed in late 2008 by “Satoshi Nakamoto”. The nature of Bitcoin as a disruptive currency, payments system and asset, is juxtaposed against the potential for its transactional ledger, the blockchain, to usher in a revolutionary way of recording “digital truth”. The main contribution of this… CONTINUE READING
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