by Scott Clavenna
April 10, 2018

If you’re following the world of blockchain, you likely know of two: Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Bitcoin is a digital currency built on an immutable distributed ledger designed for peer-to-peer operation and a secure transfer or store of value. Ethereum is much the same, but with an important difference — the addition of an application layer that supports “smart contracts,” which add programmable, self-executable attributes to this digital exchange of value. This feature can underpin a wealth of decentralized applications (dapps, for short),...