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Publisher's Summary

Blockchain technology is the buzzword in the world of computer science, but it won't stay limited there for long. It is the concept that has the financial world scrambling to catch up. Whether you are an investor or a private citizen, blockchain is going to mean a lot to you in the future, hailed by some as the second coming of the Internet. So what is it? And what can you do to get involved?
This book will introduce you to the basics of blockchain technology and equip you with the knowledge to get on the cutting edge of this astounding development. You will learn

The historical development of this technology
A nuanced technical understanding of the primary components of the blockchain network
The difference between bitcoin blockchain and blockchain 2.0, the technology that will shape the future
The main issues facing blockchain technology that will shape the debates around it in the coming years
And much more
Learn what you need to know about the blockchain revolution! Blockchain is far more than bitcoin technology, and even in its infancy, it is taking the world by storm, from major banks to the US Department of Defense. Get in on the disruptive technology and harness its potential today.
©2016 Jeff Reed (P)2016 Jeff Reed
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By Amazon Customer on 01-06-18

Simple to understand!

A great way to Be introduced to the Blockchain concepts. For sure we are still very early in this tech!

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By Ezzah on 04-05-17

Highly recommended!!!

Jeff Reed explains Blockchain’s history, basics, its historical development and applications.

In addition, the author mentions Bitcoin Blockchain alternatives like Ethereum, Namecoin, Ntx and presents the benefits of Blockchain 2.0 in business negotiations and its future in health care, insurance, real estate and education.

It is very informative and I recommend it.

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