• What Is Blockchain Technology?

  • A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners
  • By: Matt Harris
  • Narrated by: Rick Baverstock
  • Length: 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 09-19-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Matt Harris
  • 4.7 (12 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

If уоu'vе аttеmрtеd tо dive іntо thіѕ mуѕtеrіоuѕ thing called blockchain, уоu'd be fоrgіvеn for rесоіlіng іn hоrrоr at thе ѕhееr ораquеnеѕѕ оf the tесhnісаl jаrgоn thаt іѕ оftеn used tо frаmе іt. So bеfоrе wе gеt іntо whаt a сrуptосurrеnсу is аnd how blосkсhаіn technology might сhаngе thе world, lеt'ѕ dіѕсuѕѕ whаt blосkсhаіn асtuаllу іѕ.
In thе ѕіmрlеѕt tеrmѕ, a blockchain іѕ a digital lеdgеr оf transactions, nоt unlіkе thе lеdgеrѕ wе have bееn using fоr hundrеdѕ оf уеаrѕ tо record ѕаlеѕ аnd рurсhаѕеѕ. The funсtіоn of thіѕ digital lеdgеr is, іn fасt, рrеttу muсh identical to a traditional lеdgеr іn thаt іt rесоrdѕ dеbіtѕ and credits bеtwееn people. Thаt іѕ thе core соnсерt bеhіnd blockchain; the dіffеrеnсе іѕ whо hоldѕ thе lеdgеr аnd whо vеrіfіеѕ thе transactions.
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By Eddie Mittelstedt on 12-12-17

Good introduction to the concept of blockchains

Recently I've become really interested in crypto currency as a concept rather than as an investment. I've listened to other books about blockchains but while they were rich in technical details on how blockchains works, they didn't provide a thousand-foot view of what a blockchain is and what you can do with it.

This book fills that gap. It provides that high-level view and a list of possible applications for blockchain. That helped the lightbulb go off in my head to fully grok the concept.

So I recommend this book if you understand the concept of blockchains, but you are confused what you can Do with them.

This audiobook was gifted to me by the publisher in exchange for an unbiased review.

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By Teresa on 12-12-17

Still A Lot Unclear On How This Works

This was a good overview on Blockchain technology but I think this is something I'd have to see to understand a little better. I get that it's a ledger for any and all transactions and records but what about the 'what ifs'? Maybe like bitcoin, blockchain is still in its infancy. Does this replace paperwork? I think so and I can see the awesomeness this will have in the future. I want to know more.

This was an interesting book by Matt Harris. Hopefully there'll be more audiobooks like this one in the near future. Good info.

Rick Baverstock's narration was great for this type book. He had an easy to understand tone and spoke clearly in an easy to follow manner.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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