Blockchain Metaphor

Dr. Jamie Schwandt
7 min readJul 22, 2018

Blockchain technology is a confusing concept to wrap your mind around. Our ability to understand what it means is like finding the right container of words to unpack. Since thinking is like object manipulation and ideas are like objects that can be formed in different ways, let’s see if we can grasp blockchain via a metaphor.

I recently had an epiphany. I have been trying to find a good metaphor to explain blockchain. I woke up…

Dr. Jamie Schwandt

Dr. Schwandt (Ed.D.) is an American author, L6S master black belt, and red teamer.