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Bitcoin: The Future of Money?



In 2008, while the world was busy panicking about the global financial crisis, a computer programmer called Satoshi Nakamoto posted a message on an out-of-the-way mailing list. I ve been working on a new electronic cash system, he said. It might make sense to get some just in case it catches on. Nobody seemed to care.

But what he had programmed would become the world s most famous alternative currency: Bitcoin. Economists, anarchists, speculators, computer coders, libertarians, criminals and…

Bitcoin

ISBN 10 : 9781783520763
ISBN 13 : 1783520760

Following the economic crisis of 2008 a website was registered by a computer programmer called Satoshi Nakamoto – bitcoin.org. A new form of money was born: electronic cash. Does..


Bitcoin

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ISBN 13 : 1623689198

Bitcoin first appeared in 2009, and it's already challenging everything we've come to accept about money, financial institutions, and even government. The digital currency can be n..


How Money Got Free

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ISBN 13 : 1780746598

In the space of a few years, Bitcoin has gone from an idea ignored or maligned by almost everyone to an asset with a market cap of more than $12 billion. Venture capital firms, Gol..


Cryptocurrency

ISBN 10 : 9781784700737
ISBN 13 : 1784700738

The system that governs how money works, with its brokers and middlemen, has stayed roughly the same for centuries. Now thereâe(tm)s an alternative, and it puts us on the cusp of ..


The Future Of Money

ISBN 10 : 9781448149933
ISBN 13 : 1448149932

THE GLOBAL MONEY SYSTEM NO LONGER WORKS IN OUR BEST INTERESTS; WE NEED A SERIOUS OVERHAUL OF MONEY - AND OF OUR ATTITUDE TOWARDS IT. Based on the four mega-trends of monetary insta..


Digital Gold

ISBN 10 : 9780241181003
ISBN 13 : 0241181003

A New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Intern..


How Would You Like To Pay

ISBN 10 : 0822359561
ISBN 13 : 9780822359562

In this primer on the history of money, Bill Maurer explores the implications of how technology is changing how we use money and argues that understanding and considering how we wo..