• Ethereum: Ethereum Investing, Programming, Mining, Blockchains, and Smart Contracts

  • Complete User’s Guide for 2018
  • By: Gordon Summers
  • Narrated by: Kevin Carlson
  • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (29 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Decentralized platforms like Bitcoin changed cryptocurrency forever, but Ethereum is going to change so much more.

Before you can successfully mine and invest in Ethereum, you need to understand where it came from, how it works, and how it's different than Bitcoin.

The founder of Ethereum wanted to create a blockchain that could incorporate applications and not just currency. He made Ethereum, which has a more complex code and system of "tokens", which represent anything of value, not just Ether, which is the fuel that Ethereum uses. Using Ethereum is similar to other cryptocurrencies, with its system of keys and wallets.

If you've never used Bitcoin before, this audiobook walks you through what you need to know to set up an Ethereum wallet and start collecting Ether. You have a private and public key; the private key is just for your use and lets the blockchain know who you are, while the public key is an address that people can send Ether to. The wallet stores the key and gives you access to your Ether. There are lots of types of wallets, so you'll learn about the best options, and how to buy and send Ether.

Security is a major issue with Ethereum, so you need to know what risks you're taking and how to keep your account safe.

You can lose your Ether in a variety of ways, like by simply losing your private key, or when the exchange you're using collapses. To keep your Ether secure, you need to consider cold storage (keeping your Ether offline), choosing the right exchange, and keeping your email super secure. This is stuff you need to know. You can never be too careful when it comes to Ethereum security.

One way you can collect Ether is to mine it, and this audiobook explains exactly how to do that. If you want to be on the forefront of technology and learn about how the future will be powered by the blockchain and Ethereum, get this audiobook and get ahead of the crowd.

©2017, 2018 Gordon Summers (P)2017 Gordon Summers

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It's a reasonable introduction of what ethereum truly is. Both the focal points and hindrances are refered to. Beside this current, there's an examination made between the new ethereum and the renowned bitcoin. That has been very useful.

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well rounded intro to ethereum

I really liked this intro to ethereum and solidity. gave lots of interesting ideas and Information

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This book is full of great information!

This book is full of great information! This is my first exposure to Ethereum and I’m glad I stumbled across this book! It was an easy heard.

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This book is a very easy heard.

This book is a very easy heard. The author puts the technology into very simple terms so that any beginner can easily understand the world of Ethereum. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking to get into cryptocurrency and Ethereum.

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Great conceptual overview for someone!

Great conceptual overview for someone who doesn't know anything about Ethereum. Quick to listen and introduction to different terminologies, processes, advantage, pitfalls of this blockchain platform.

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I recommended this to noobs!

Good information better than expected. There is dinner repetition but a good book to get started with. Thank you and I recommended this to noobs!

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All about Ethereum!

The book has some interesting ideas and information. This book taught me everything I need to know about Ethereum!

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A good book for beginners!

A good book for beginners, but I was expecting something deeper about the technology judging by the title. I hope the autor can write a more complete book about the topic, since there’s so much to talk about it.

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Excellent, concise!

Excellent, concise and easy understand intended for those desiring an introduction to ether technology. as a novice ether investor I found how much I misunderstood about this crypto technology.

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Great introduction on Ethereum.

Great introduction on Ethereum. Very easy to understand with real life examples/implications on how this could potentially revolutionize our society!