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Blockchain Innovation IT Books

Proof of Stake: The Making of Ethereum and the Philosophy of Blockchains

“A crucial contribution to development of a new technology that will impact all of our lives.” –Laura Shin, host of the Unchained podcast and author of The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze

“Vitalik Buterin is one of the most influential creators of our generation….Like most of his work, it is sure to become a must-read.”–Camila Russo, author of The Infinite Machine, founder of The Defiant

The ideas behind Ethereum in the words of its founder, describing a radical vision for more than a digital currency—reinventing organizations, economics, and democracy itself in the age of the internet.

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Blockchain DeFi

Beyond Bitcoin: Economics of Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technologies

Over the last few years, we have witnessed an upsurge of enthusiasm about cryptocurrencies and, more generally, the so-called blockchain technology. In this new and updated edition, the authors explore what exactly these new technologies entail and promise. They argue that to understand the potential challenges and further developments in the market, one needs to develop an understanding of what needs these innovations fulfill and what business models are consistent with their use. For that, we need to sufficiently understand both the technology and how it affects the economic forces at play.

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Blockchain Data Science IT Books

Big Data and Blockchain for Service Operations Management

This book aims to provide the necessary background to work with big data blockchain by introducing some novel applications in service operations for both academics and interested practitioners, and to benefit society, industry, academia, and government. Presenting applications in a variety of industries, this book intends to cover theory, research, development, and applications of big data and blockchain, as embedded in the fields of mathematics, engineering, computer science, physics, economics, business, management, and life sciences, to help service operations management.

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Blockchain IT Books

Blockchain QuickStart Guide: Explore Cryptography, Cryptocurrency, Distributed Ledger, Hyperledger Fabric, Ethereum

This book is about developing a comprehensive understanding of blockchain, how it works and can benefit the functioning of the organization. This book exposes you to blockchain technology and illustrates how to leverage it to create value.

First, you should have a working grasp of cryptography, cypher modes, digital signatures, and digital certificates, all of which are thoroughly covered in the first chapter of this book. By gradually introducing you to Distributed Ledger Technology, you can start understanding blockchain. After that, you’ll become acquainted with fundamental blockchain concepts like consensus models, algorithms, and procedures. You’ll learn about blockchain platforms such as Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric that enable the development of DApps, DeFi applications, and systems driven by blockchains. Additionally, concepts such as smart contracts, the Ethereum virtual machine, accounts, wallets, GAS, and mining are explained briefly and simplified. The book analyses current blockchain developments, various blockchain as a Service (BaaS) platforms and helps you to gain a better grasp of the technology.

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Blockchain Crypto Trading DeFi Finance Innovation

Enabling the Internet of Value: How Blockchain Connects Global Businesses

This book shows how blockchain technology can transform the Internet, connecting global businesses in disruptive ways. It offers a comprehensive and multi-faceted examination of the potential of distributed ledger technology (DLT) from a new perspective: as an enabler of the Internet of Value (IoV).   

The authors discuss applications of blockchain technology to the financial services domain, e.g. in real estate, insurance and the emerging Decentralised Finance (DeFi) movement. They also cover applications to the media and e-commerce domains.  DLT’s impacts on the circular economy, marketplace, Internet of Things (IoT) and oracle business models are also investigated. In closing, the book provides outlooks on the evolution of DLT, as well as the systemic governance and privacy risks of the IoV.  

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Blockchain Data Science Innovation

Blockchain and Deep Learning Future Trends and Enabling Technologies

This book introduces to blockchain and deep learning and explores and illustrates the current and new trends that integrate them. The pace and speeds for connectivity are certain on the ascend.

Blockchain and deep learning are twin technologies that are integral to integrity and relevance of network contents. Since they are data-driven technologies, rapidly growing interests exist to incorporate them in efficient and secure data sharing and analysis applications. Blockchain and deep learning are sentinel contemporary research technologies.

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Blockchain Innovation IT Books

Cryptography Algorithms: A guide to algorithms in blockchain, quantum cryptography, zero-knowledge protocols

Cryptography Algorithms is designed to help you get up and running with modern cryptography algorithms. You’ll not only explore old and modern security practices but also discover practical examples of implementing them effectively.

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Blockchain

The Metaverse: And How it Will Revolutionize Everything

Tim Sweeney (CEO of Fortnite-maker Epic Games): “Matthew Ball’s essays have defined, analyzed, and inspired the Metaverse for years. His book is an approachable and essential guide to the strategic, technical, and philosophical foundations of this new medium.” Derek Thompson (Atlantic staff writer and national best-selling author of Hit Makers): “This book feels like a rare achievement: a […]

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Blockchain DeFi

Beyond Bitcoin: Decentralized Finance

“Everyone who cares about money is trying to get their heads around DeFi, and what it may mean for financial institutions. This book explains it all, with sparkle, depth and clarity.” Michael Jordaan, ex-CEO of First National Bank and co-founder of Bank Zero The first book for a popular audience on the transformative, democratising technology […]

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Blockchain

Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptoassets: A Comprehensive Introduction

An introduction to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology; a guide for practitioners and students. Bitcoin and blockchain enable the ownership of virtual property without the need for a central authority. Additionally, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies make up an entirely new class of assets that have the potential for fundamental change in the current financial system. This […]


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