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Blockchain

The Next Everything
Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
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The perfect audiobook for everybody who's either never heard of blockchain or simply wants to know more about the technology which is about to transform the world we live in for the better. 

What is blockchain? Why does everyone from tech experts to business moguls to philanthropists believe it is a paradigm-shifting technology, bound to revolutionise society as significantly as the internet? Indeed, why is blockchain touted as The Next Everything? 

In this deft, fascinating, and easy-to-digest introduction to one of the most important innovations of recent times, Stephen P. Williams answers these questions, revealing how cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are just one example among dozens of transformative applications that this relatively new technology makes possible. 

He interprets the complexity into digestible anecdotes, metaphors, and straightforward descriptions for readers who don’t know tech and explains all of blockchain’s most important aspects: why this so-called digital ledger is unhackable and unchangeable; how its distributed nature may transfer power from central entities like banks, government and corporations to ordinary citizens around the world; and what its widespread use will mean for society as a whole. 

Taking us on a dazzlingly vivid tour through the systems predicted to soon underpin economics, politics, global trade, science, art and numerous other aspects of our everyday lives, Blockchain: The Next Everything is a truly extraordinary journey into our future.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Stephen P Williams (P)2019 Simon & Schuster UK

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  • Mr. Derek Keogh
  • 04-13-19

not great

it was a hard book to follow and lacked content. i still don't understand blockchain after listening to it