The following post provides some context around the many many different technologies that are currently out there in the blockchain space. Much of these are changing on a monthly basis with new things coming out all the time. So I thought it might be good to have a document that tries to compile what this landscape currently looks like in 2022.

Value Store Blockchain

  • Bitcoin - open source payment network

Blockchains (Multipurpose)

  • Ethereum
    • The current most popular
  • Solana
    • Currently one of the rising stars in the space, there are many interesting projects that are currently being worked on.
    • Wallets:
  • Cardano
    • “Cardano is a blockchain platform for changemakers, innovators, and visionaries, with the tools and technologies required to create possibility for the many, as well as the few, and bring about positive global change”

Open Source File Store

The following

  • IPFS
    • A peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol designed to perserve and grow humanity’s knowledge by making the web upgradeable, resilient and more open
  • Filecoin -