Explaining "Multiverses" Using BitCoin, GitHub & Google Docs
Let's explore the concept of time-travel through a “multiverse” using the BitCoin blockchain, Github, and Google Docs.
Originally named "time chain," the BitCoin blockchain (a peer-to-peer electronic cash system for micropayments) works by building blocks where the most honest nodes prevail in mining these blocks.
Each block added forms a “chain” that we recognize as the correct one, but there are no restrictions on creating different versions.
BitCoin as a “time chain”
This process mirrors how forking happens with Github code repositories. When you fork in Github, it allows you to take code up to a certain point and continue your work without affecting the main timeline:
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