Blockchain: Understanding the Technology of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

Narrated by: William Bahl
Length: 8 hrs
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Publisher's Summary

This book includes three manuscripts: Cryptocurrency Investing, Bitcoin: Guide to Trading, and Blockchain Technology

The world of cryptocurrency is quickly changing and having the ability to keep up can make it easier to join the market, and even make some money. It is not uncommon for people to jump on this network to complete various transactions and to keep their money safe. But one of the best things that you can do when it comes to digital currencies is use them as an investment. 

This book is going to help you to get started with your investment in digital currencies. Bitcoin is a household name that everyone wants to talk about now. Everyone is excited about how much this currency has grown in the past few years and many people watch the market as they are watching their daily news. While there is a lot of excitement around bitcoin and how it is doing, many people do not understand what this currency is or how it works. This guidebook will take some time to look at bitcoin and discuss everything that you need to know about the network, whether you are looking to purchase things, send money, receive money, or invest on the network. 

We’ve heard a great deal in the past few months about cryptocurrencies and how they are impacting the world. This book is not about that. It is a close look at the technology that these new currencies are based on. From this audiobook, you will begin to understand how they work and why they are having such a major impact on our society. Blockchain technology goes much further than the idea of transferring money, as its ability to adapt to nearly every type of industry can be used in a myriad of ways and is a whole new phenomenon that everyone should be trying to understand.

©2018 Branden Lee (P)2018 Lee Digital Ltd

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insightful


A very insightful and informative book. The book I read on Blockchain technology and I have learned a lot.

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Useful

This book will be useful if you want to understand what block chain is, how it works and what limitation it has.

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An easy to read

An easy to read but nonetheless meticulous explanation of how block chains work through a step-by-step guide to their construction. I had done a fair amount of background reading (both books and online) before reading this book and it really helped clarify certain concepts, especially digital signatures and how consensus is achieved.

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Entertaining

A clear and intelligible introduction to a topic that can be mystifying in all its implications. Williams manages to draw you in and put block chain developments into a fresh perspective, opening your eyes to complex relationships underlying these and similar technologies.

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Wow!

This book beautifully clarified a subject matter that I had long ago dismissed as impossible for me to understand!

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Great read.

This book makes Block chain a very delightful topic! The abundant information out there in the world wide net has clouded the topic and especially the understanding of those from non-technical backgrounds.

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INTERESTED


The does dig into the concepts and technologies. Good book for people who are interested in blockchain tech

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recommended`

I would recommend it to anyone who wants to know about the subject, as blockchains are going to be in just about everything in the very near future.

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clear guide

An excellent introduction - the basics clearly and thoughtfully presented, in appropriate detail for an introductory treatment.

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Not What It Claims To Be

This is an investment book not a technology one. The title is very misleading. The narrator is dreadful too - purportedly a human but indistinguishable from a robotic synthesized voice. Pick another book - I can’t imagine this one satisfying anyone.

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  • 07-31-19

Great introductory guide

Really good balance between ease of reading and just enough substance and depth to allow you to understand the basics of blockchain.

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  • 07-31-19

Very quick read

The book gave me enough of a foundation so that I can better understand blockchain strategy discussions at work.

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  • 07-31-19

Best book

This book is a delightful read that cuts the hype, finds the signal in the noise, and fires on all cylinders from front to back. It is well-informed, easy to understand, an an honest assessment of the technology and industry.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-31-19

Practical

This book is great! Whether you are new to the world of blockchain, or have experience in the field, this book will enhance your understanding of a complex and complicated technology.

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  • 07-31-19

Introduction to blockchain

This book is a very good introduction for non-technical details about the revolutionary blockchain technology. It explains in a logical flow the basic ideas about how this technology works.

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  • 07-31-19

The concept is great

I liked review of what is blockchain. Now I can explain why it become so popular and why people invest in it.

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  • 07-31-19

Perfect

This is a perfect introduction to Blockchain, short but not missing the key information. It isn't overly technical but can cue you in on the larger portions of the technology.

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  • 07-31-19

Well explained

well explained This is really an incredible book that lays out the Blockchain in simple, easy to understand language. It focuses on Reuther which is essentially the Bitcoin 2.0 movement.

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  • 07-31-19

EXCELLENT..

I enjoyed reading this book and found it very informative as this was my first encounter with anything blockchain technology related.

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  • 03-09-20

Beautifully simple explanation of block-chain,

the beautifully simple explanation of blockchain, Author also uses his unique style of simplifying without dumbing down to explain all the areas related to blockchains such as banking, cash, and payments.