A curated list of books on Blockchain technology, its applications and how it can change the world.
|The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them
Understand Bitcoin, blockchains, and cryptocurrency with this clear and comprehensible guide Learn the history and basics of cryptocurrency and blockchains: There’s a lot of information on cryptocurrency and blockchains out there. But, for the uninitiated, most of this information can be indecipherable. The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains aims to provide an accessible guide to this new currency and the revolutionary technology that powers it.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies: Gain an understanding of a broad spectrum of Bitcoin topics. The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains covers topics such as the history of Bitcoin, the Bitcoin blockchain, and Bitcoin buying, selling, and mining. It also answers how payments are made and how transactions are kept secure. Other cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency pricing are examined, answering how one puts a value on cryptocurrencies and digital tokens.
Blockchain technology: Blockchain technology underlies all cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency transactions. But what exactly is a blockchain, how does it work, and why is it important? The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains will answer these questions and more. Learn about notable blockchain platforms, smart contracts, and other important facets of blockchains and their function in the changing cyber-economy.
Things to know before buying cryptocurrencies: The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains offers trustworthy and balanced insights to those interested in Bitcoin investing or investing in other cryptocurrencies. Discover the risks and mitigations, learn how to identify scams, and understand cryptocurrency exchanges, digital wallets, and regulations with this book.
|Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain
Join the technological revolution that's taking the world of finance by storm. Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate in the internet of money. Whether you're building the next killer app, investing in a startup, or simply curious about the technology, this revised and expanded second edition provides essential detail to get you started.
Bitcoin, the first successful decentralized digital currency, is still in its early stages and yet it's already spawned a multi-billion dollar global economy. This economy is open to anyone with the knowledge and passion to participate. Mastering Bitcoin provides the knowledge. You simply supply the passion.
The second edition includes:
A broad introduction to bitcoin--ideal for non-technical users, investors, and business executives
An explanation of the technical foundations of bitcoin and cryptographic currencies for developers, engineers, and software and systems architects
Details of the bitcoin decentralized network, peer-to-peer architecture, transaction lifecycle, and security principles
New developments such as Segregated Witness, Payment Channels, and Lightning Network
Improved explanations of keys, addresses and wallets
User stories, analogies, examples, and code snippets illustrating key technical concepts
|Blockchain: Bitcoin, Ethereum & Blockchain: Beginners Guide to Understanding the Technology Behind Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency (The Future of Money Box Set)
There is a lot of hype surrounding Cryptocurrency, but what does this actually mean for us? What is this new technology? Why does it matter and how can we capitalize? These questions are not always answered with due diligence in the sea of headlines that deal with digital currencies. As a result, many people are left with an incomplete understanding of this transformative new technology and its massive implications for the future. The goal of these books is not to plumb the depths of mathematical wizardry, as much of the available information dealing with cryptocurrencies assumes a fairly advanced level of experience with cryptography, computer programming, financial markets, and mathematics in general, but rather to serve as an introduction to the broader architecture and conceptual background of cryptocurrency technology. We will take a practical approach, examining how Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum are used in the real world. In this trilogy guide you will learn:
A Brief History of Blockchain Technology
Blockchain Basics: Managing Digital Transactions
Profiting from Blockchain Technologies
Limitations & Challenges of Blockchain
How can I use Bitcoin?
The difference between Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies
Choosing the Best Bitcoin Wallet
Making Money & Investing With Bitcoin
Common Myths, Mistakes, & Misconceptions About Bitcoin
The Role of Smart Contracts
The Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)
Consensus Algorithms: Proof-of-Work vs. Proof-of-Stake
Getting Started with Ethereum
Criticisms, Risks, & Challenges Concerning Ethereum
|The Crypto Crash Course: The Ultimate Cryptocurrency Guide for Beginners! A Thorough Introduction to Cryptocurrency Mining, Investing and Trading, Blockchain, Bitcoin and Digital Coins, and More...
In this book, you’ll not only gain an understanding of the technology that made Bitcoin possible, you’ll also take a look further behind the curtain at the many other altcoins out there and the opportunities they bring for you and your wallet.
When you mention the word cryptocurrency, most people will instantly think of Bitcoin, but that means ignoring hundreds of other altcoins already on the market. Thanks to the progress of technology and a revolutionary change in how we think about our financial system, cryptocurrencies are ushering in a whole new era that may eventually change how we shop, how we invest and how we save for our futures.
Dive past Bitcoin into a deeper world of cryptocurrencies
In this book, you’ll gain an understanding of cryptocurrencies as a whole, from the financial disaster that inspired them to the investment boom that brought them to the fore – and the possibilities that this technology may bring in the future.
Discover the technology that made it all possible
While most people have at least heard the word “Bitcoin”, that’s about all most of us know. With this book, that’s about to change for you – you’re about to meet a brand new way of thinking. In this book, you’ll discover:
· How blockchain and the cryptocurrency revolution changed the financial system forever
· Why cryptocurrencies became so popular so fast
· What makes cryptocurrencies different from any other currency on the planet
Find out how YOU can make money through cryptocurrencies
Whether you choose to be a day trader or support emerging new cryptocurrencies, there are more ways than one to make money in this brand new world. Find out what these are, how you can make them work for you and where to spend your investment money right now to start seeing a profit..
Put your first coins in your wallet
The principles of investment may be universal, but making them work in the cryptocurrency world is a little different. You’ll learn about:
· The protection and freedom of cryptocurrency addresses
· Ways to get your hands on your first coins
· How cryptocurrency exchanges work
Open your mind to the cryptocurrency opportunities
With this book, you’ll take a crash course in a new technology that most people don’t understand – and you’ll finish the final page knowing exactly how you can make use of this new understanding. You’ll discover:
· How the investment market translates in the cryptocurrency arena
· How to spot new cryptocurrencies and invest in them safely
· The most popular cryptocurrencies on the market and the ones to keep an eye on.
|Blockchain Basics 2019: The New Updated Investing Bible for Cryptocurrency Economy, Trading, Investment, Mining (Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin)
We've all heard the expression, "if you had invested 100 dollars in Bitcoin in 2011, you'd be a millionaire today".
Thing is, it's already 2019 and the cryptocurrency playing field has changed. Is it still profitable today? Is it still possible to become a millionaire today?
Things have changed and so have the strategies for making money. Unless you're following an updated guide, things could go terribly wrong. This is why we have developed a step-by-step process for getting started with crypto investments with the right foot.
In Blockchain Basics 2019: The New Updated Investing Bible for Cryptocurrency Economy, Trading, Investment, Mining, you will:
- Discover the best time to start investing in cryptocurrencies
- Discover the tokens you should be trading in 2019 and beyond... and which not to
- Discover the 5 biggest mistakes people make when trading crypto
- Apply 7-figure crypto investment secrets you can replicate with any amount of investment