Blockchain Basics
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Blockchain Basics

A Guide to Understanding Blockchain and Ethereum for Non-Developer Audiences

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

About the Author

ConsenSys Academy
ConsenSys Academy

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

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

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