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Publisher's Summary

Everyone is talking about Bitcoin, but most people have no idea what the fuss is about. If you keep hearing about Bitcoin but don't understand the hype, this audiobook was created for you. It features:


A five-word definition of Bitcoin
No technical jargon
A step-by-step explanation for the complete novice
This is a "what is" book, not a "how to" book. Learn why the most popular objections to Bitcoin aren't very accurate, including:


"Bitcoin is just a Ponzi scheme!"
"It's used only by criminals!"
"It's not a real currency!"
"It has no intrinsic value!"
"What about Mt. Gox?"
Enthusiasts often claim the technology is invincible and perfect; it isn't. To understand Bitcoin clearly, you have to know the real challenges facing the technology, including:


The 51 percent attack
Transaction limits and confirmation times
The year 2140
Governments and regulations
Bitcoin has been called "the future of online payments". Learn why big-name companies have started accepting the currency, including Microsoft, Dell, Newegg, TigerDirect, Overstock.com, Dish Network, and Expedia. By the end of this audiobook, you will have a clear answer to the question "what's the big deal about Bitcoin?"
©2015 Steve Patterson (P)2015 Steve Patterson
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Critic Reviews

"By far the clearest, most enjoyable, and most enlightening book about Bitcoin I've read. This is a must-read for anyone curious about the currency." (Isaac Morehouse, CEO of Praxis)
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5 out of 5 stars
By kloponline on 11-19-17

great summary

Excellent summary of BTC. Learned new information. Book was helpful. Appreciated the author's perfect balance of detail and summarization.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Fouad Boulos on 09-18-17

Perfect

Exactly what I needed to understand the basics of Bitcoin. None of the other books I tried even comes close.

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