To install this application, you'll need Node.js (which comes with npm) installed on your computer. From your command line:Source
You'll need Git to run the project from source. From your command line:
This project is licensed under the Apache-2.0 License - see the LICENSE file for details🙏 Acknowledgments This article written by Lauri Hartikka. Original repo by Lauri Hartikka Antony Jone's fork for refactoring. Nick Fallon fork for PoW implementation. Logo designed by Muammark / Freepik. FAQ by /u/sheepiroth ℹ️ FAQ When or why I would use this?
The blockchain is for authorizing payments of a cryptocurrency between two peers without the need for a centralized 3rd party approving of the transaction. There are other uses of the blockchain which are more in line with the second point, digital signatures, but they are secondary to the main purpose of peer to peer transfer of value. Bitcoin is blockchain's killer app.Why the hell should I care about the blockchain?