The Bitcoin Guidebook

The Bitcoin Guidebook

How to Obtain, Invest, and Spend the World's First Decentralized Cryptocurrency

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Baker & Taylor
Describes how bitcoin and other digital currencies work as a blockchain technology traded on a distributed network, how they can be obtained, what they can be used for, and how they may influence banking in the future.

Perseus Publishing
Bitcoin is not another payment processor. Like the Internet, Bitcoin is a technology that runs through a distributed network. No one controls it, and no one can shut it down. Bitcoin has been called the currency of the Internet, but it is much more powerful than that—more astute observers have called it the Internet of currency.

The Bitcoin Guidebook is for anyone who doesn’t want to be left behind in the next technological revolution. It is an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand guide that explains everything the reader needs to know about how Bitcoin and other digital currencies work, what they can be used for, and how they will shape our society in the future. Topics covered include:

The digital currency’s origins, past, present, and future
The revolutionary blockchain technology behind Bitcoin
How to obtain and invest in Bitcoin
How and where to spend Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s relationship with the seedy Internet underground
Alternative digital currencies



Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, 2016
ISBN: 9781634505246
Branch Call Number: 332.178 DEM
Characteristics: xxiii, 330 p. ;,21 cm

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