Splitting Bits v2: Understanding Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Splitting Bits takes the Bit World of Bitcoin and the Blockchain and splits it into bite sized pieces for your digestion pleasure. We explain Bitcoin for what it is - a digital currency, not so different from fiat currencies such as the Euro or Yen. Splitting Bits is the natural sequel to Splitting Pennies - Understanding Forex. A new Bit Paradigm has begun and the computer arms race to mine and hash and mint your own coin is important for everyone to understand. Blockchain is the most explosive, potent technology ever which is about to change the world, starting with Wall St. Bitcoin may be a 'fad' but the underlying Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is the new standard in Currency Trading, Banking, Securities, and new markets yet to be created. Old systems will be renovated and re-invented. Blockchain is spreading faster than a virus around the world where soon a "Kodak Moment" will make businesses obsolete (such as when Smartphones make Kodak irrelevant). If you're f…
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Blockchain: From Concept to Execution

Nine years on, yet blockchain is still in it’s infancy. This book is an one-stop guide that would be the ultimate handbook to get on overview of blockchain, the technology behind it and different use cases where this could be applied. this book includes, bitcoin (ist generation), ethereum, hyperledger, r3 corda, ripple, multichain (2nd generation) and iota (3rd generation) blockchain frameworks. Implementation details and proof of concept for most of these frameworks. -use cases and pocs in banking, finance, insurance, travel, manufacturing and supply chain domains to know where to use which framework. -blockchain-as-a-service explaining support from aws, azure etc. for development and testing of blockchain frameworks. -the book also discusses microsoft’s coco which is a blockchain-as-a-service framework to plug-in many blockchain and dlt frameworks to run on azure. -smart city implementation using blockchain and IOT the book would be mose suitable for business leaders and arch…
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Blockchain: Internet of Transactions: A Handbook for Blockchain beginners

This book gets you started with the understanding of Blockchain, the technology behind the Bitcoin currency. This book lays a foundation of understand the blockchain in a simplified and understandable manner for a person from non-technical background to a person who is technical enough to know an excel database. The book makes you ready to develop an understanding f you are interested to learn, code or invest in Blockchain based concepts. It is a must-read to know, how Blockchain works and wha it can do for you, Your business, the organizations and our society. SALIENT FEATURES - Simple and conceptual explanation - Uses excel to draw analogy, which is easy to understand - Introduces the readers to real world examples and use cases which use blockchain across domains - Visually explained through flow diagrams and figures - Introduces to key terminologies CONTENTS Setting the Context Introduction - A brief history Foundational Concepts of a Blockchain System Introducing Blockchai…
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