Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money are by Paul Vigna,Michael J. Casey

By Paul Vigna,Michael J. Casey

The process that governs how cash works, with its agents and middlemen, has stayed approximately an analogous for hundreds of years. Now there’s another, and it places us at the cusp of a revolution which could reshape our world.

on the middle of this lie cryptocurrencies, a expertise with the transformative strength of the printing press or the web. They pass the elites and lower out the gatekeepers. not like conventional cash they’re peer-to-peer, they don’t have a nationality, they’re electronic and democratic. also they are lawless.

For the Afghani lady denied a checking account by means of a repressive society, or any of the world’s 2.5 billion unbanked participants, cryptocurrencies open new probabilities. What might an international with out banks or charge cards or perhaps nationwide currencies seem like for all of us?

From Silicon Valley to the streets of Beijing, it is a ebook a few revolution within the making, a narrative of human invention, and a consultant to the future.

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