Decentraland combines VR with blockchain to create a metaverse
There are currently two extremely hyped up technologies that have experts fervently proclaiming how the they are going to change everything from education to international governance.
One is VR and the other is blockchain, or distributed ledger technology.
Blockchains are essentially decentralised networks that are both publicly verifiable and unchangeable. When a transaction is registered on a blockchain, it is registered across all computers in the network and cannot be retroactively altered.