How P2P and blockchains make it easier to work with scientific objects – three hypotheses

« The financial industry, medical records, the Internet of Things – millions are currently being invested in research into blockchains, financed from numerous private and public sources. This basic technology of the cybercurrency bitcoin promises to resolve a number of major problems using a decentralised approach. In this blog post, I show that blockchains and P2P (peer-to-peer) systems also represent a unique opportunity for digital libraries to meet the challenge of Big Data. (…) »