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By Arvind Narayanan,Joseph Bonneau,Edward Felten,Andrew Miller,Steven Goldfeder

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies presents a finished creation to the progressive but usually misunderstood new applied sciences of electronic foreign money. no matter if you're a pupil, software program developer, tech entrepreneur, or researcher in computing device technological know-how, this authoritative and self-contained ebook tells you every thing you want to learn about the hot international funds for the net age.

How do Bitcoin and its block chain truly paintings? How safe are your bitcoins? How nameless are their clients? Can cryptocurrencies be regulated? those are many of the many questions this e-book solutions. It starts by way of tracing the heritage and improvement of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, after which offers the conceptual and useful foundations you must engineer safe software program that interacts with the Bitcoin community in addition to to combine rules from Bitcoin into your individual tasks. themes contain decentralization, mining, the politics of Bitcoin, altcoins and the cryptocurrency atmosphere, the way forward for Bitcoin, and more.

  • An crucial advent to the hot applied sciences of electronic currency
  • Covers the background and mechanics of Bitcoin and the block chain, safety, decentralization, anonymity, politics and rules, altcoins, and masses more
  • Features an accompanying site that comes with tutorial movies for every bankruptcy, homework difficulties, programming assignments, and lecture slides
  • Also appropriate to be used with the authors' Coursera on-line course
  • Electronic ideas guide (available purely to professors)

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