• Blockchain: Ultimate guide to understanding blockchain, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and the future of money.

  • By: Mark Gates
  • Narrated by: Randal Schaffer
  • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 26-10-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Mark Gates
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (7 ratings)

Summary

"On the internet, nobody knows you're a dog." - Peter Steiner "On the blockchain, nobody knows you're a fridge" - Richard Gendal Brown Blockchain technology has been called the greatest innovation since the internet. Governments and companies are rushing to implement blockchain technology in a range of areas that could impact every person on the planet within a few years. Is blockchain technology one of the greatest technological revolutions in history or is it just hype? Will blockchain technology cause governments and banking systems to change the way they process information or will it be business as usual? In this book, we'll look at the answers to these questions along with addressing the different sides of the arguments, for and against, blockchain technology. Blockchain is not just bitcoin, blockchain technology is much bigger than bitcoin and it is predicted to change the world. Blockchain: Ultimate guide to understanding blockchain, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and the future of money. In this book you will learn :

What is the blockchain?
How blockchain works
Difference between blockchain and bitcoin
Benefits of using blockchain technology
Disadvantages / dangers of using blockchain technology
Blockchain and the finance industry
Blockchain and other industries
Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies
Impact of blockchain technology
The future of bitcoin and blockchain
And more...
This technology is being used in ways that have implications for central banking that span all the functions that we have. - Carolyn Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada
©2017 Mark Gates (P)2017 Mark Gates
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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 10-12-17

great introduction

Good guide for beginners. would recommend for anyone interested in learning about block chain and cryptos

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5 out of 5 stars
By cosmitron on 28-02-18

Good understanding of current Mania.

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes it gives some details to the latest financial insanity.

What other book might you compare Blockchain: Ultimate guide to understanding blockchain, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and the future of money. to and why?

N/A

Have you listened to any of Randal Schaffer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

First time................ good job

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Bitcoin and its relatives are not exactly moving.

Any additional comments?

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ronald on 01-11-17

Awesome introduction to blockchain

If you don't know anything about blockchain this book describes it in a very simple way. Moreover, you will grasp the concept how Bitcoin works and what are the other uses of blockchain. The last chapter deals with the technical part; I recommend to see other visual materials to grasp the concept. Lastly, if your level of English is good, you can increase the speed.

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