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Blockchain For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) by [Laurence, Tiana]
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Language: English

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Find out what Blockchain is, how it works, and what it can do for you

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. Discover ten ways Blockchain can change business

  • Find out how to apply a Blockchain solution
  • See how to make data more secure
  • Learn how to work with vendors

Filled with vital information and tips on how this paradigm-changing technology can transform your business for the better, this book will not only show you Blockchain's full potential, but your own as well!

From the Back Cover

  • Get a clear picture of what a blockchain can do
  • Learn how blockchains rule cryptocurrency
  • Discover how current blockchains operate

Understand how blockchains are changing technology

Blockchain is the techno-magic that enables cryptocurrencies and impacts the worlds of finance, insurance, supply chain management, and others. But you don't need to be a programmer or financial wizard to understand blockchain; you just need this book! It explains blockchain basics, smart contracts, and cryptocurrencies, with real-world examples showing how blockchains function and where they add value. Learn how to interact with a blockchain, tour key blockchains, see how they disrupt huge industries, and much more.


  • Blockchain defined
  • Choose the right blockchain
  • Test blockchain apps
  • Get to know current blockchain platforms
  • How blockchain enhances security
  • The impact of blockchain on industries

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4427 KB
  • Print Length: 209 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (13 April 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #265,940 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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