Bitcoin for the Befuddled

Bitcoin for the Befuddled

Book - 2015
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Unless you ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you ve probably heard of Bitcoin the game-changing digital currency used by millions worldwide. But Bitcoin isn't just another way to buy stuff. It s an anonymous, revolutionary, cryptographically secure currency that functions without the oversight of a central authority or government. If you want to get into the Bitcoin game but find yourself a little confused, Bitcoin for the Befuddled may be just what you re looking for. Learn what Bitcoin is; how it works; and how to acquire, store, and spend bitcoins safely and securely. You'll also learn: Bitcoin s underlying cryptographic principles, and how bitcoins are created The history of Bitcoin and its potential impact on trade and commerce All about the blockchain, the public ledger of Bitcoin transactions How to choose a bitcoin wallet that s safe and easy to use How to accept bitcoins as payment in your physical store or on your website Advanced topics, includ
Publisher: San Francisco : No Starch Press, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781593275730
Characteristics: xvi, 249 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Wilmer, Chris


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Feb 28, 2016

Excellent book for learning about how Bitcoin and other crypto currencies work.

It also covers encryption in detail, a must read for anyone interested in learning how it works. Would be of great interested to anyone into maths.

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Feb 28, 2016

glenneaton thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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