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Join the technological revolution that’s taking the world of finance by storm. Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate in the internet of money. Whether you’re building the next killer app, investing in a startup, or simply curious about the technology, this revised and expanded second edition provides essential detail to get you started.
Bitcoin, the first successful decentralized digital currency, is still in its early stages and yet it’s already spawned a multi billion dollar global economy. This economy is open to anyone with the knowledge and passion to participate. Mastering Bitcoin provides the knowledge. You simply supply the passion.
The second edition includes:
A broad introduction to bitcoin ideal for non technical users, investors, and business executivesAn explanation of the technical foundations of bitcoin and cryptographic currencies for developers, engineers, and software and systems architectsDetails of the bitcoin decentralized network, peer to peer architecture, transaction lifecycle, and security principlesNew developments such as Segregated Witness, Payment Channels, and Lightning NetworkImproved explanations of keys, addresses and walletsUser stories, analogies, examples, and code snippets illustrating key technical concepts

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ O’Reilly Media; 2nd edition (July 25, 2017)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 411 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1491954388
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1491954386
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 3.53 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.9 x 0.9 x 9.1 inches