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Publisher's Summary

Blockchain is a revolutionary computer programming technology that was first proposed in 2008 with Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper on bitcoin. However, its roots go far deeper, as Nakamoto’s white paper actually built on advances and ideas in cryptography and cybersecurity that date all the way back to the early 1990s. Today, blockchain is turning into an Internet phenomenon that is changing how we think of cybersecurity and how data can be safely managed and maintained. Whether you are interested in what the blockchain is, how it works, or how to make money with the blockchain, all the answers you are looking for can be found in this guide. 

The topics covered in book 1 include: 

What blockchain technology is

  • Brief history of blockchain
  • The concept behind the distributed ledger
  • Smart contracts
  • 51 percent attack
  • Uses of the blockchain technology
  • Other types of blockchain
  • Impact of blockchain technology
  • Big data, privacy, and personal data
  • Limitations and challenges
  • Advantages and disadvantages of using blockchain
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Ways to earn a profit
  • The future of blockchain 

The topics covered in book 2 include:

  • The client-server model
  • How the blockchain provides answers to problems created by an aging client-server model
  • The functioning of the blockchain, meaning of the different terms
  • Legal, environmental, scalability and consensus issues + solutions
  • How to generate money as a minor, step-by-step
  • Other ways you can make money 

The topics covered in book 3 include: 

  • Information on the different types of blockchains, their uses, and some of the controversy surrounding them
  • Learning how to build your own blockchain
  • The innovative ways that major companies like Microsoft, Deloitte, and Tesla are using blockchain to create new products, enhance security, and better meet their clients’ needs. 
  • How some governments, notably Japan and Russia, are using blockchain to provide higher levels of transparency and improved government practices
©2018 James C. Anderson (P)2018 James C. Anderson

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Lots of info in this book.

I bought this set of books for my brother. And I want to say that this is an excellent proposal. Because it's 3 books on one topic, because you can study the topic in depth and because my brother said that he will study these books for the next 3 months. And this is a large set of information.

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practical book!

I purchase and listen this book to take in additional about blockchain and luckily this book has given me every one of the information I need to know.It adequately brought over the preferences and inconveniences of this innovation and gave knowledge with regards to the best utilization of this momentous innovation. Pleasant listen.

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This book is loaded with a lot of information, tips and guides that I need to learn and understand block chain technology. The book deals with various kinds of explanations for blockchains and tries to describe everything in a short and very appreciate manner. Thank you for this book. I would recommend this book to all.

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it's great!

I must say that this book gave me a deeper understanding of Blockchain. It effectively brought across the advantages and disadvantages of this technology and provided insight as to the best use of this ground breaking technology. After listening this book I was knowing blockchain, it will go to future currency. Highly recommended.

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This is a really good book for understanding blockchain. The author leans towards or against blockchain. A guide to blockchain technology and possible applications, unique you can easily find online.Interesting introduction to Blockchain.

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Great introduction to blockchain history and implementation use cases. Book provides a balanced view of future of blockchain. A good listen for blockchain enthusiasts.

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Exciting and well done

Very nice book to understand the blockchain. Very simple language. This book explains what is blockchain, its advantages, and disadvantages, actual market segments where the blockchain would be used in the future and in the last technical details about the technology.

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This audiobook did a great job in discussing the internet of things, smart contracts and many more. I’m impressed with the vast knowledge and the applications they are capable of. Practical instructions are cited on how to take advantage of what it has to offer.

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The blockchain ecosystem was presented nicely. While the book is a serious topic, the tone of the discussion was light and easy. Thus, I dig this!

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Lots of info in this book.

I bought this set of books for my brother. And I want to say that this is an excellent proposal. Because it's 3 books on one topic, because you can study the topic in depth and because my brother said that he will study these books for the next 3 months. And this is a large set of information.

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practical book!

I purchase and listen this book to take in additional about blockchain and luckily this book has given me every one of the information I need to know.It adequately brought over the preferences and inconveniences of this innovation and gave knowledge with regards to the best utilization of this momentous innovation. Pleasant listen.

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I give this audio book five star

This book is loaded with a lot of information, tips and guides that I need to learn and understand block chain technology. The book deals with various kinds of explanations for blockchains and tries to describe everything in a short and very appreciate manner. Thank you for this book. I would recommend this book to all.

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  • Ezzah
  • 07-21-18

it's great!

I must say that this book gave me a deeper understanding of Blockchain. It effectively brought across the advantages and disadvantages of this technology and provided insight as to the best use of this ground breaking technology. After listening this book I was knowing blockchain, it will go to future currency. Highly recommended.

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  • Elizabeth
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Interesting thoughts

This is a really good book for understanding blockchain. The author leans towards or against blockchain. A guide to blockchain technology and possible applications, unique you can easily find online.Interesting introduction to Blockchain.

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  • 07-19-18

Thankful for this article

Great introduction to blockchain history and implementation use cases. Book provides a balanced view of future of blockchain. A good listen for blockchain enthusiasts.

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  • 07-19-18

Exciting and well done

Very nice book to understand the blockchain. Very simple language. This book explains what is blockchain, its advantages, and disadvantages, actual market segments where the blockchain would be used in the future and in the last technical details about the technology.

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It gives a good overview of the many applications blockchain technology could have as well as the risks and benefits of them.

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  • abram
  • 07-19-18

Won't disappoint!

This audiobook did a great job in discussing the internet of things, smart contracts and many more. I’m impressed with the vast knowledge and the applications they are capable of. Practical instructions are cited on how to take advantage of what it has to offer.

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  • Aaliyah
  • 07-19-18

quick!!

The blockchain ecosystem was presented nicely. While the book is a serious topic, the tone of the discussion was light and easy. Thus, I dig this!