Panel: Demystifying the blockchain, an attempt at mapping the blockchain space in order to make sense of it

Panel: Demystifying the blockchain, an attempt at mapping the blockchain space in order to make sense of it

A detailed introduction of the various blockchain technologies and consensus mechanisms implemented today. How is the blockchain different from traditional decentralized databases? What are the different types of blockchain that are currently being developed? What are the different consensus mechanisms that a blockchain can use? What are their respective pros and cons?