Kevin Werbach: “The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust” | Talks at Google


A decade after the launch of Bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrencies continue to provoke wild enthusiasm and bitter skepticism in equal measure. Kevin Werbach, author of The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust, argues that the technology’s potential is both deeper and harder to achieve than it seems -- and the path to trustworthy blockchains runs through law, regulation, and governance. About Kevin: Kevin Werbach is a professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a world-renowned expert on emerging technologies such as broadband, big data, gamification, and blockchain. He was dubbed “one of the few policy wonks who really got it” by Wired, and created one of the most successful massive open online courses, with over 450,000 enrollments. Get the book: