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Blockchain For Dummies

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Blockchain For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition, helps you understand what blockchain is, how it works, and how it can enhance your business networks. Understand how this innovative technology can apply to your industry and how you can get started building on blockchain today.
ebook, IBM Limited Edition, 41 pages
Published 2017 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Ahmad hosseini
This book equips you with an understanding of what blockchain is, how it works, and how it can enhance your business and the industry in which it operates.
The first 3 chapters introduce blockchain concepts. Chapter 4 includes some use cases of blockchain. The last two chapter are an ad for IBM projects called Bluemix.
Agatha Palencia
Apr 11, 2019 rated it liked it
Primeros pasos con tecnología blockchain. Este libro te enseña de forma teórica qué es blockchain y cuándo tiene sentido aplicarla, además comparte algunos ejemplos con casos de uso. Si estás iniciándote en blockchain puede ser un buen comienzo y además es fácil y rápido de leer aún siendo en inglés.
Charlie
Sep 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
The first 3 chapters are an excellent introduction to the concepts behind blockchain, why it's useful and why you might want to use it. The 4th chapter shows how companies are already utilizing blockchain tech to smooth out frictions in business processes. The last two chapters are basically an ad for IBM and a project they're working on with The Linux Foundation named Hyperledger and Hyperledger Fabric. Worth the read if you're interested in blockchain but are confused by some of the common ter ...more
Marcos
Apr 23, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: blockchain
Después de muchos años leyendo papers, posts en Medium y otros blogs sobre el tema, decidí arrancar un libro sobre blockchain, más que nada para poder familiarizar ciertos conceptos a colegas y amigos que quieren saber del tema.

Está bueno para tener una idea de los conceptos básicos, pero no es nada nuevo de lo que se pueda leer en cualquier lado. Sinceramente, no me aportó mucho haber leído este ebook.

Sí, está bueno que aborde casos de aplicación de blockchain (como ejemplo está Hyperledger que
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Danny
Mar 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: technical
Pretty okey, scratches the surface. First 3 chapters are quite interesting, the chapter about Hyper*something* I've skipped as it felt like advertisement. ...more
Carlo
Nov 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Very clear introduction.
Nour Al-Mohammad
If you're gonna read it for technical details "Don't", it provides general information only (things you can find on Wikipedia) ...more
Radu Dascalu
Dec 26, 2017 rated it liked it
I felt like the content was getting a bit repetitive after a while, too much IBM specific info and I would've liked a more technical explanation in some areas. ...more
Rúben
Dec 02, 2017 rated it did not like it
A marketing campaign by IBM disguised as a book.
Lemaachi Saad
Apr 19, 2018 rated it liked it
An initiation to the blockchain. The book provides definition, use cases & applications for this technology.
Samer
Jul 11, 2018 rated it it was ok
It's just a boasting marketing book for IBM blockChain; too exaggerating on how blockchain can solve everything in business and life. ...more
Hoda Ashraf
Jun 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
over simplified!
Sahil
Jun 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great guide to get started with blockchain, with all basic guildlines and cases.
Ciprian Bujor
Nov 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Great for a start
Lucinda Halley
Jan 29, 2021 rated it really liked it
Very small book that introduces the concept of blockchain, the people involved in the mechanism of blockchain, some examples of the use of blockchain. Tantalizing and I will read more on the subject.
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