Using the Blockchain, Summary, and Outlook

This stage concludes this intellectual journey through the blockchain. It considers how the blockchain can be used in real life, what generic use cases exist, and how to analyze existing blockchain applications. This stage also points out areas of active research and further developments. By the end of this stage, you will have gained a well-grounded understanding of major application scenarios of the blockchain, its most important advances, and its possible long-term accomplishments and disadvantages.

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