People often confuse blockchain with bitcoins. However, Bitcoin is one of several cryptocurrencies worldwide, and Cryptocurrency works on the fundamental concept of blockchain technology, a type of cryptography!
Blockchain Technology means a decentralized, distributed ledger that can record transactions for a digital asset connected worldwide with the internet. It is managed by a peer-to-peer network using standard protocols governing its core principles. It's also known as DLT or Distributed Ledger Technology.
Blockchain typically consists of blocks combined using cryptography with unique features like unalterable, timestamp, and transaction data.
Having a working knowledge of various Distributed Systems, Networking, and Data Structures is important. Also, understanding cryptography is beneficial.
Anyone interested in becoming a blockchain Developer can learn the technology as an immense opportunity lies ahead in almost every field. Also, it is especially beneficial to people who are learning or an expert in ML, AI, and Data Science fields.