Blockchain For Dummies 2nd Ed (Wiley)
Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Blockchain technologies are disrupting some of the world’s biggest industries and this book provides a fast way to catch up with the essentials. Written by Tiana Lawrence, who was involved in founding and analyzing blockchain solutions, it serves to help those who need to understand what a blockchain can do (and can't do). This revised edition walks you through how a blockchain securely records data across independent networks. It offers a tour of some of the world’s best-known blockchains, including those that power Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It also provides a glance at how blockchain solutions are affecting the worlds of finance, supply chain management, insurance, and governments.

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Author: Tiana Laurence
Publisher: Wiley
Date: May 2019
Pages: 256
ISBN: 978-1119555018
Print: 1119555019
Kindle: B06ZY3YDDK
Audience: Business users
Level: Introductory
Category: General interest

 

 

  • Get a clear picture of what a blockchain can do
  • Learn how blockchains rule cryptocurrency and smart contracts
  • Discover current blockchains and how each of them work
  • Test blockchain apps

See Alex Armstrong's review of the first edition in which he gives a lightning outline of what the blockchain is and why it's trustworthy.

 

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ISBN: 978-1430244646
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ISBN: 9781449362348
Print: 1449362346
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