Blockchain Revolution

Blockchain Revolution

How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World

Book - 2016
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The Internet as we know it is great for collaboration and communication, but is deeply flawed when it comes to commerce and privacy. The new blockchain technology facilitates peer-to-peer transactions without any intermediary such as a bank or governing body. Keeping the user's information anonymous, the blockchain validates and keeps a permanent public record of all transactions. That means that your personal information is private and secure, while all activity is transparent and incorruptible--reconciled by mass collaboration and stored in code on a digital ledger. With its advent, we will not need to trust each other in the traditional sense, because trust is built into the system itself.
Publisher: New York :, Portfolio / Penguin,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781101980132
1101980133
Characteristics: xx, 348 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Tapscott, Alex - Author

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ArapahoeHollyR Apr 16, 2018

An accessible introduction to blockchain technology, the breakthrough that paved the way for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Does the blockchain truly have the potential to revolutionize digital finance, as some experts now claim?

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