CryptoKitties has done a great job of demonstrating what blockchains can be used for beyond just simple financial transactions.
It’s basically a game for buying, selling, and breeding digital cats. Each cat has a unique appearance that is defined by its genes, and when you breed 2 cats together, their genes combine in a unique way to produce an offspring, which you can then breed or sell.
Source code: https://ethfiddle.com/09YbyJRfiI
That little square on the finger in the image, is actually a total of 64 micro motherboards, each containing two of these microchips.
Each chip is as powerful as a 1990s x86 CPU and powered by a photovoltaic cell.
Also – check out the most likely usage context for the chip in this IBM video: “Crypto-anchors and blockchain technology will ensure a product’s authenticity — from its point of origin to the hands of the customer.”
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