Revolutionary Hashgraph Technology: Why it’s the Future of Blockchain and How it’s Changing the Game

Makoto Kern
4 min readJan 22, 2023

Hashgraph technology is considered an improvement over standard blockchain technology for several reasons:

  1. Speed: Hashgraph technology is faster than standard blockchain technology, as it can handle more transactions per second. Hashgraph uses a directed acyclic graph (DAG) data structure, which allows it to process more transactions in parallel, resulting in faster confirmation times.
  2. Fairness: Hashgraph technology uses a consensus algorithm called “gossip about gossip” which ensures that all nodes have access to the same information simultaneously. This ensures fairness in the consensus process, as all nodes have an equal chance of participating.
  3. Security: Hashgraph technology is more secure than standard blockchain technology, as it uses a virtual voting system to reach consensus, which makes it resistant to Sybil attacks, a type of attack in which an attacker creates multiple identities to manipulate the consensus process.
  4. Scalability: Hashgraph technology is more scalable than standard blockchain technology as its DAG structure allows for more transactions to be processed in parallel without a need for blocks and blockchains.
  5. Auditability: Hashgraph technology allows for more transparency and audibility than standard blockchain technology, as its consensus algorithm allows for a complete history of transactions to be recorded and stored, which can be easily audited.
  6. Asynchronous Byzantine Fault Tolerance: Hashgraph technology uses a consensus algorithm called “Asynchronous Byzantine Fault Tolerance” which allows it to reach consensus even when some of the nodes in the network are not working properly; this makes it more fault-tolerant than standard blockchain technology.
  7. Lower energy consumption: Hashgraph technology is less energy-intensive than standard blockchain technology, as it doesn’t require mining or proof-of-work.
  8. Overall, Hashgraph technology is considered to be an improvement over standard blockchain technology because it offers faster transaction speeds, fairness, security, scalability, transparency, and fault-tolerance, while also being more energy-efficient.

Our team is extremely interested in integrating great UX and Product design processes for companies and developers that are looking to develop some of the potential products that could utilize hashgraph technology:

  1. Decentralized marketplaces: One potential application of hashgraph technology is the creation of decentralized marketplaces, where users can buy and sell goods and services directly with one another without the need for intermediaries.
  2. Supply chain management: create a tamper-proof, real-time records of transactions in supply chain management, making it possible to trace the origins of goods, monitor the conditions under which they were transported, and ensure compliance with regulations.
  3. Secure voting systems: for political elections or corporate decision-making. The technology’s ability to ensure transparency and immutability of data can help prevent voter fraud and ensure the integrity of the voting process.
  4. Digital Identity Management: a secure and tamper-proof digital identity management system, which can be used for various applications such as e-commerce, e-government services, and secure access to buildings and other facilities.
  5. IoT (Internet of Things) enabled applications: Hashgraph technology can create secure and scalable applications for IoT devices. This can be used to create a decentralized network of IoT devices that can securely communicate with one another and perform various tasks, such as monitoring and controlling the environment.
  6. File storage: a decentralized file storage network — This network would be resistant to censorship, data breaches, and other forms of data manipulation, which makes it a potential alternative to centralized cloud storage solutions.
  7. Decentralized finance: Hashgraph technology can be used to create decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms, offering more accessible and transparent financial services, such as lending, borrowing, and trading of digital assets.

These are some examples of new ideas that haven’t been implemented yet but can be explored in the future, as Hashgraph technology is still in its early stages and the possibilities for its use are varied and continually expanding.

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