Source: Edward Burton, "5 Ways in Which Blockchain is Not Just a Slow Database" avail. online (March 25, 2020)
Often, critiques of blockchain as a whole draw comparisons with modern database technology, making some version of the claim that blockchain is just an inferior type of database. Against this, Burton offers 5 reasons why this is an incorrect comparison.
Critiques should not constitute dismissal.
The Main Idea.