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Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin, the revolutionary "virtual currency" that's changing the way people do business. While Bitcoin has enjoyed some well-deserved hype, Blockchain may be Bitcoin's most vital legacy. Blockchain for Dummies is the ideal starting place for business pros looking to gain a better understanding of what Blockchain is, how it can improve the integrity of their data, and how it can work to fundamentally change their business and enhance their data security. 

Blockchain for Dummies covers the essential things you need to know about this exciting technology's promise of revolutionizing financial transactions, data security, and information integrity. The book covers the technologies behind Blockchain, introduces a variety of existing Blockchain solutions, and even walks you through creating a small but working Blockchain-based application. 

Blockchain holds the promise to revolutionize a wide variety of businesses. Get in the know about Blockchain now with Blockchain for Dummies and be ready to make the changes to business that your colleagues and competitors will later wish they'd done.

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Better get the physical book

Very good content but I would recommend it in it's physical form since it has many technical parts.

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  • 02-05-21

More like a step by step on buying Bitcoin

I guess I already knew when the description said it is for the “business” person, but this book contains little to no information on the actual technological functions of blockchain. The writer assumes that blockchain is a good idea, instructing you that you obviously need to get on the bandwagon, and states how blockchain will change every industry in the world, describing what problems will be solved, without actually outlining how those results will be accomplished through blockchain.

I was looking for something with more fundamental theory around blockchain, how it works technically, from a technical perspective why it would be superior to other options, but there is no consideration in this book for any other viewpoint than that blockchain will dominate the future. Period.

If you want only the very most superficial explanation of what a blockchain is with metaphors and analogies, this might be the book for you, if you have any interest in the technical aspects, skip this one.

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