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6)Explain how blockchain differs from any normal online database? Discuss its application in the telecom sector. (250 words)

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life

6)Explain how blockchain differs from any normal online database? Discuss its application in the telecom sector. (250 words)

Financial Express

Why this question

Blockchain has recently been called disruptive technology by our PM. It finds application in several areas of which we must be aware.

Key demand of the question

The first part asks us to explain the differentiating factors between blockchain and any normal online database. Here we will have to mention additional advantages provided by blockchain which makes it a disruptive technology. In the second part, we need to discuss the application of blockchain in telecom sector.

Directive word

Explain – We have to make the examiner understand the differences between a normal online database and blockchain

Discuss – we have to mention how blockchain can be utilised in telecom sector and the impact that it will have.

 

Structure of the answer

Introduction – Explain blockchain

Body

  • Discuss the differences
  • Discuss its application in telecom sector – use ideas from the article

 

Conclusion – mention that blockchain has been called disruptive technology by the PM and has huge potential to transform economy.