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Publisher's Summary

Do you want to find out what blockchain is, how it works, and what it can do for you? 

This audiobook could be the answer you are looking for.... 

This audiobook is the ultimate beginner's guide to understanding blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, bitcoin, and the future of money. 

In this guide, we shall be discussing everything there is to know about cryptocurrencies, their impact on the future of money and trade, and most importantly, how you can prepare yourself for the disruptive technology that is the blockchain. 

Here is just some of the information covered in this audiobook: 

  • The history of money 
  • What is the blockchain technology? 
  • History of the blockchain 
  • A chronological development of blockchain related technologies 
  • Benefits of the blockchain technology 
  • Disadvantages of using blockchain technology 
  • Understanding Ethereum 
  • How Ethereum developed 
  • How Ethereum works 
  • How smart contracts work 
  • The application possibilities for smart contracts 
  • How mining works 
  • How to get started with blockchain and implementing blockchain into business operations 
  • Blockchain-based applications you can integrate into your business 
  • How to get started with smart contract and Ethereum web development 
  • Understanding cryptocurrencies and their emergence 
  • How cryptocurrencies work 
  • Bitcoin lifecycle: how cryptocurrency transactions work 
  • How to invest in blockchain and cryptocurrencies 
  • And much more! 

Listen to this audiobook now to learn more about blockchain!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 

©2017 Herbert Jones (P)2017 Herbert Jones

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A great understanding

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For more than a year I've been studying crypto currency. And this book gave me a full understanding of how everything is arranged. Now I understand that to avoid mistakes, it is worth choosing the right strategy, but in this book there is an example of different strategies. And you can compare and choose the best for yourself.

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Good Explanation

This book talks about the Blockchain where the Author briefly explained about the Technology of Cryptocurrency because cryptocurrencies are impacting the world.It is something that will eventually affect each and every one of us so we need to understand what’s really happening with Blockchain Technology.

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Good Basic Guide

This guide is Basics of Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and Blockchain. where i learned about How to Identify Profitable Trends in the market Very. Informative and instructive guide to me.

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Informative Book

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This book teaches you about the basics of blockchain and helps you to understand the fundamental terminology that is often used with it. There is a brief rundown of what it is and how it works. There are different aspects of the process that are discussed as well. I myself am an amateur when it comes to the knowledge of cryptocurrencies and the use of blockchain, but this book has helped me to gain a better understanding of the technology and how I can use it in my own life-whether in my business or to make a personal transaction.

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Excellent Guide

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This book is an excellent beginner's guide to the up and coming technology of blockchain. Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The transactions that use these digital currencies require the use of blockchain- a very secure form of coding- in order to make everything work.

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Simply brilliant!

enlightening straight forward and a pleasure to listen to, I listened to the whole book in one sitting and will listen once more to make it stick

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Outrageous waste of time and money

even at 1.5x this was a painfully slow and boring treatment of an interesting and important topic. the robotic narration aesthetic it even worse

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okay overview but little insight to inner working

okay overview but little insight to inner working. quick guide to understand the basics. bye

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effective primer on blockchain technology

this book does a very good job in fulfilling its intent of providing the reader with a good introduction to blockchain technology in cryptocurrency. by the end of this book The Reader should have a well-informed perspective of cryptocurrency, blockchain Technology and how it applies from an investment perspective.

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Does not work well in audio form

The book contains a lot of code and URLs intended to be read, not heard. In one instance the narrator has to read out a string of about 40 zeroes part of a HEX command and chuckles to himself as if to underline the ridiculousness of that.

If you get this book be prepared to listen to a lot of "bitcoin.stackexchange.com forwardslash questions forwardslash four nine eight seven six forwardslash how dash long dash does dash it dash take dash to dash confirm".

And just skip the section that goes into code...

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  • 03-26-18

Blockchain

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This is one of the best book about book on blockchain. It is packed with lots of useful information including tips and tricks to earn.

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  • Black A
  • 03-26-18

Good Source Of Education

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Blockchain is becoming prevalent that is why I encourage myself to do some research so that I can gain more tips and ideas about blockchain. I am glad that I had this book. This book educate me and give me some tips and tricks on how to invest in fintech. I appreciate how this book was written. Highly recommended!

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  • Caleb
  • 03-26-18

IMpressive Writing

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This book on block chain is an impressive writing. This book will gives you an impressive introduction for block chain. Also pros and cons of block chain technology.

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  • Jude
  • 03-26-18

Blockchain

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Blockchain is known as a decentralized database that fills in as an appropriated record, exceptionally recognizing manual. The creator consider guidelines will make you ready to grasp this favorable position giving term. Inside this manual said valuable methodologies to make the procedure of Blockchain innovation simple.

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  • Scarlett Tom
  • 03-26-18

Fantastic Book

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Fantastic book. Lots of valuable information in a concentrated package. Interesting ideas and concepts as we move into the future and new markets of money in business. Great book that provides both a good foundation on Blockchain (and what it could mean for business) and also an interesting vision on what will come in the next decade.

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  • Charles
  • 03-25-18

The Book I Needed

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A Great Informative book!!! The Book talks about the innovation behind blockchain. The greater part of this happens self-governing in light of the code the blockchain is developed from. Hubs exchange their information between each other utilizing a usability display which implies that it naturally moves starting with one hub then onto the next nearest hub, etc until the point when the new square has been added to the majority of the presently dynamic hubs.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-17-18

Not a book for audible

this book is not suitable for audible. Lots of time goes to spelling URLs and commands. disappointed that audible does not sense check these type of books. I'd give it 0 stars if I could

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  • M. Harding
  • 01-15-18

Horrible Narration!

only listened to app 20 minutes but the pronunciation on some of the words is god awful!! very annoying and spoils the content!

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  • jenny
  • 01-11-18

Good guide

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For a technical introduction, I would recommend " Blockchain: An Essential Beginner’s Guide. For everything else, this is a great book. This discussion with concrete examples gives a good foundation for understanding what is becoming possible.

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  • Kassabov Nikolay
  • 01-11-18

Excellent.

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There is a remarkably diverse set of interests involved in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This book does a great job of running through the formative ideas that have driven the interest and development of Bitcoin.