Tag Archives: Blockchains

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains (Digital Media and Society)

From their shadowy origins in Bitcoin to their use by multinational corporations, cryptocurrencies and blockchains are remaking the rules of digital media and society. Meanwhile, regulators, governments, and the public are trying to make sense of it all. In this accessible book, Quinn DuPont guides readers through the changing face of money to show how blockchain technology underpins new forms of value exchange and social coordination. He introduces cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to readers in terms of their developers and users, investment opportunities and risks, changes to […]

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The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them

#1 Amazon New Release! ─ 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 […]

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Ethereum: Ethereum Investing, Programming, Mining, Blockchains, and Smart Contracts: Complete User’s Guide for 2018

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. […]

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Bitcoin: A Complete Beginners Guide to Bitcoin Mining, Trading, Blockchains, And the Future

Learn How You Can Start Mining And Trading Bitcoin! Are you interested in bitcoin and want to understand how it works behind the scenes? Interested in learning how to invest in bitcoin profitably? Interested in bitcoin mining and how to get started? Are you looking for a deeper understanding of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general? In A Complete Beginners Guide to Bitcoin Mining, Trading, Blockchains, And the Future, you will learn what cryptography is, how it powers Bitcoin, what Blockchains are and how it powers Bitcoin, how […]

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Ethereum: Ethereum investing, programming, mining, blockchains, and smart contracts; Complete User’s Guide for 2018

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 ethers, which is the fuel that Ethereum uses. […]

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Ethereum: Blockchains, Digital Assets, Smart Contracts, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations

Blockchain For the Non-Technical *** THIS IS A PREVIEW PRINT *** As IBM´s official liaison to the Ethereum core developers I gave talks on blockchain topics pretty much around the world. After one keynote I was asked for a non-technical guide to understand blockchains. This is it. The book aims to help you get your head around blockchains in general and around Ethereum specifically. Since Ethereum is currently the pre-imminent blockchain, it makes sense as reference point. The essential stuff is the same for any blockchain. This […]

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