Blockchain Basics
Blockchain Basics
Blockchain Basics

Last updated on 2018-05-10

About the Book

Start your journey to join the those who have taken the plunge into Ethereum and blockchain by diving into basics.

Topics covered include:

  • A Short History of Blockchain
  • Ethereum Basics
  • Case Studies of Current Blockchain Projects

Table of Contents

  • Authors
  • Introduction
  • How to Ask Questions, Comment, and Raise Concerns
  • What's the Big Deal
  • Principles of Decentralization
  • A Brief History of Blockchain
  • Blockchain Basics
  • Public vs Private Blockchains
  • Connecting Blockchains Together
  • The Ethereum Blockchain
  • Ethereum Limitations and Scaling Solutions
  • A Further Discussion of Smart Contracts
  • Tokens and Crowdfunding
  • Self-Sovereign Identity and Reputation
  • Decentralized Governance and Voting
  • Cryptoeconomics
  • Decentralized Storage
  • Prediction Markets
  • Decentralized Exchanges and Peer-to-peer Trading
  • Price Stablization
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography

About the Author

ConsenSys Academy
ConsenSys Academy

ConsenSys Academy is the educational leader for the next generation of Ethereum developers and entrepreneurs.

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