Cryptocurrency and blockchain are the new revolutions changing the world. You better be aware of these phenomena before you are left the last person to know about it. Here are the books which will help you in knowing everything about the blockchain and its implications:
Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology behind Bitcoin is Changing money, Business, and the World- Authored by Dan Tapscott and Alex Tapscott, the book explores the different ways blockchain can be used across industries. For people still beginning to understand what’s the brouhaha about, this book is a blessing for understanding the abstract ideas about blockchain technologies.
The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money are challenging the Global Economic Order- This book has been authored by Michael J. Casey and Paul Vigna. It studies Bitcoin from diverse angles of past, present, and the future. It emphasizes how the other currencies might go down the same path. If you have a little understanding of how blockchain technologies work, this book will cement the concreteness of technologies right into your brain. This book is one of the highly recommended books for beginners.
The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology- This is a book you go to when you have a good understanding of the whole blockchain environment. It’s written by William Mougayar who is an entrepreneur and researcher. He is also the author of another book called Centerless. Published by Wiley, the book has been given foreword by Vitalik Buterin. If you want to understand the implications of cryptocurrencies on the financial services and projects that leverage blockchain, you must read this book.
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction- The best part about this book is- it’s self-explanatory. It doesn’t matter whether you are a software developer, student thinking of working with the biggest of blockchain companies, tech entrepreneur, or computer science researcher, this book is for you. It’s a collaborative book written by Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten, Andrew Miller, and Steven Goldfeder.
Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain- It is one of the best books on the blockchain. It has been written by Andreas M. Antonopoulos and published by O’Reilly. Andreas is a very famous bitcoin speaker and an expert computer security scientist. This book sheds a light on the foundation of Bitcoin’s infrastructure and elements of cryptography that defines it. Anyone considering opening blockchain companies can use this book to do so. You have to have a basic understanding of programming skills like C++ and Python. If professionals have that, they can build cryptocurrency as well as blockchain to start their own blockchain companies.
Have you had the chance to read any of these books? Which of these books have you read? Which of them did you like? Also, it would be really nice to know, if any important book has been missed out and should have found its place here. Would be happy to hear from you about what all you think.