What's A Smart Contract (And How Does It Work)?
Computerworld, July 31st, 2019
August 11, 2019,
Volume 257, Issue 1

"Here's what they do and why they're likely to gain traction," writes Lucas Mearian in Computerworld. "Smart contracts are self-executing, business automation applications that run on a decentralized network such as blockchain.

And because they're able to remove administrative overhead, smart contracts are one of most attractive features associated with blockchain technology. While blockchain acts as a database, confirming that transactions have taken place, smart contracts execute pre-determined conditions; think about a smart contract as a computer executing on "if/then," or conditional, programming..."

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