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Questions about uses cases for Ethereum.

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What are State Channels and use case/code examples?

A previous Reddit post gave some indication: It's basically Lightning-network style payment channels but for arbitrary state updates. Participants in the Dapp send messages with transactions to ...
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Blockchain use case in healthcare

I am new to blockchain. I am trying to understand the use cases of blockchain as a technology in healthcare. There are number of articles about different cryptocurrencies. I was going through this ...
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What usecases do private blockchains have?

Are private blockchains intended to serve as testnets only or are there other applications? What use cases can private blockchains be applied to?
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Ethereum's benefits: why should I be interested in Ethereum?

Is there a list of features and benefits to using Ethereum? As a developer, why should I spend time looking into Ethereum? What engineering benefits does Ethereum offer over existing technologies?