Hot Topic 2018: Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers
Blockchain and distributed ledgers: Will the reality live up to the hype? Experts in this discussion are: - Donald Kossmann is the director of the Microsoft Research Lab in Redmond. - Roman Matzutt and Martin Henze are working as researchers in the field of security and privacy of communication and distributed systems at RWTH Aachen University. - C. Mohan has been an IBM researcher for 36 years in the database and related areas. - Silvio Micali is an ACM A.M. Turing Award laureate who has been on the MIT faculty since 1983, in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, where he is Ford Professor of Engineering.