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Casey Michael J.

Truth Machine, The: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything (PB) - C-format

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ISBN:
9780008301774
Sprog:
Engelsk
Indbinding:
Paperback
Sideantal:
320
Forlag:
HarperCollins Publishers
Udgivelsesdato:
22-03-2018
Udgivelsesår:
2018
Udgivelsesland:
Storbritannien
BESKRIVELSE:
From the authors of the fascinating The Age of Cryptocurrency, comes the definitive work on the Internet's next big thing: the blockchain. Many of the 'legacy systems' once designed to make our lives easier and our economy more efficient are no longer up to the task; big banks have grown more entrenched, privacy exists only until the next hack, and credit card fraud has become a fact of life. However, there is a way past all this - a new kind of operating system with the potential to revolutionise our economy: the blockchain. In The Truth Machine, Michael J. Casey and Paul Vigna demystify the blockchain and explain why it can restore personal control over our data, assets, and identities; grant billions of excluded people access to the global economy; and shift the balance of power to revive society's faith in itself. They reveal the empowerment possible when self-interested middlemen give way to the transparency of the blockchain, while highlighting the job losses, assertion of special interests, and threat to social cohesion that will accompany this shift. With a balanced perspective, the authors show why we all must care about the path that blockchain technology takes - moving humanity forward, not backward.
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