Application of Blockchain Tech Reaches the Music Industry

This article from BBC discusses how blockchain technology has the potential to change several industries, including the music industry. Musician Imogen Heap held a small show in Sweden and offered the ticket holders an opportunity to join an experiment of hers - those that sign up agreed to a ‘smart contract’ to ensure they automatically receive a portion of the royalties made from the sale of the recorded show. Blockchain is primarily used to support cryptocurrencies, like BitCoin, but other industries are starting to explore the benefits of utilizing the technology. This is increasing the need for blockchain specialists in all fields. The article notes that the demand for employees with expertise in blockchain is six times higher than it was in 2015.

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