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    • The Truth Machine

    • The Blockchain and the Future of Everything
    • By: Michael J Casey, Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Truth Machine, Michael J. Casey and Paul Vigna demystify the blockchain and explain why it can restore personal control over our data, assets, and identities; grant billions of excluded people access to the global economy; and shift the balance of power to revive society’s faith in itself. They reveal the disruption it promises for industries including finance, tech, legal, and shipping. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Decent blockchain book

    • By Michael DC on 05-02-18

    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Age of Cryptocurrency

    • How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order
    • By: Paul Vigna, Michael J. Casey
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy anything from coffee to cars, yet few people seem truly to understand what it is. This raises the question: Why should anyone care about bitcoin? In The Age of Cryptocurrency, Wall Street journalists Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey deliver the definitive answer to this question.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • absolutely fascinating, yet scary and exciting,

    • By Larry V. on 04-13-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything

    • By: Michael J. Casey, Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the authors of the fascinating The Age of Cryptocurrency, comes the definitive work on the Internet’s next big thing: the blockchain. Many of the 'legacy systems' once designed to make our lives easier and our economy more efficient are no longer up to the task; big banks have grown more entrenched, privacy exists only until the next hack, and credit card fraud has become a fact of life. However, there is a way past all this - a new kind of operating system with the potential to revolutionise our economy: the blockchain.

    Regular price: $14.18

    • The Programmer at the Center of a $100 Billion Crypto Storm

    • By: Paul Vigna, jim Oberman
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Programmer at the Center of a $100 Billion Crypto Storm" is from the January 23, 2018 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and Jim Oberman and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Microsoft’s Azure Partners With R3 Blockchain Consortium

    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Microsoft’s Azure Partners With R3 Blockchain Consortium" is from the April 04, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Why You Won’t Be Buying a Coffee With Bitcoin Anytime Soon

    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Why You Won’t Be Buying a Coffee With Bitcoin Anytime Soon" is from the July 02, 2017 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • How a Bitcoin Clone Helped a Company Raise $12 Million in 12 Minutes

    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "How a Bitcoin Clone Helped a Company Raise $12 Million in 12 Minutes" is from the May 17, 2017 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • A Crypto Website Changes Its Data, and $100 Billion in Market Value Vanishes

    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "A Crypto Website Changes Its Data, and $100 Billion in Market Value Vanishes" is from the January 08, 2018 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Goldman Sachs Explores a New World: Trading Bitcoin

    • By: Paul Vigna, Telis Demos, Liz Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Goldman Sachs Explores a New World: Trading Bitcoin" is from the October 02, 2017 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna, Telis Demos and Liz Hoffman and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Guts

    • The Anatomy of The Walking Dead
    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Graham Halstead
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Vigna digs into the show's guts, exploring its roots, storyline, relevance for fans and the wider popular culture, and more. He explores how the changing nature of television and media have contributed to the show's success and goes deep into the zombie genre, delineating why it's different from vampires, werewolves, and other monsters. He considers why people have found in zombies a mirror for their own fears and explains how this connection is important to the show's popularity.

    • The Anatomy of The Walking Dead
    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Graham Halstead
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 10-03-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $25.09

    • People Love Talking About Bitcoin More Than Using It

    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "People Love Talking About Bitcoin More Than Using It" is from the April 12, 2017 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Chasing the Next Bitcoin, Investors Shell Out $700 Million for Coins With ‘No Purpose’

    • By: Paul Vigna, Peter Rudegeair
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Chasing the Next Bitcoin, Investors Shell Out $700 Million for Coins With ‘No Purpose’" is from the December 18, 2017 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and Peter Rudegeair and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Bitcoin Crosses $10,000, Then Quickly Tops $11,000

    • By: Paul Vigna, Steven Russolillo, Alexander Osipovich
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Bitcoin Crosses $10,000, Then Quickly Tops $11,000" is from the November 29, 2017 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna, Steven Russolillo and Alexander Osipovich and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Investors Bet $4 Billion on a Cryptocurrency Startup

    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Investors Bet $4 Billion on a Cryptocurrency Startup" is from the May 29, 2018 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Volatility Spike Brings Abrupt End to Markets’ Summer Vacation

    • By: Inyoung Hwang, Paul Vigna, Aaron Kuriloff
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Volatility Spike Brings Abrupt End to Markets’ Summer Vacation" is from the September 11, 2016 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Inyoung Hwang, Paul Vigna and Aaron Kuriloff and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Gap Between Sentiment and Certainty Is ‘Stunning’

    • By: Paul Vigna
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "The Gap Between Sentiment and Certainty Is ‘Stunning’" is from the March 28, 2017 Economy section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Paul Vigna and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95