In this presentation, we cover:

  1. The history of digital money or cryptocurrency, which was built on decentralized architectures, without intermediary and without central authority, materialized by the Blockchain.
  2. The evolution towards programmable Blockchains, allowing the design of new trust applications, of which Decentralized Finance (DeFi), self-sovereign identities, and the traceability of collaborative processes, are the 1st examples.
  3. We conclude with an analysis of the perspectives around Web 3 and its perimeter, which is likely to challenge the large centralized monopolies established by Internet giant