Blockchain Thoughts and DeFi Economics
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Blockchain Thoughts and DeFi Economics

Bitcoin and the world - a primer.

About the Book

It's not about getting lucky on bitcoin. It's about learning the foundational elements of money in a context that promotes savings, investment, and understanding of markets. Everything you know about money has been filtered through the lens of consumption as a culture. Blockchain is a new technology that will revolutionize data for decades to come. First up to change is Finance. This book will simplify your relationship with money, introduce you to a major upcoming technological breakthrough with trillions of dollars of financial impacts, and tie it together with an understanding of why and how governments work as economic entities.

About the Author

Carlos Mercado
Carlos Mercado

An economist / data scientist with a love for the intersections of technology and money.

Table of Contents

Prologue - 3

Section I: Foundations

What is Finance?

What is Blockchain?

Why are people crazy over Bitcoin?

Why decentralization?

What is the future?

Section II: Thoughts

Finance is Freedom

What to Expect when You’re Investing

Think like an Average Person

High Level Strategies

1. Holding On for Dear Life (HODL’ing)

2. Active Trading

3. Lending

4. Liquidity Pools

5. Mining / Farming

6. Use It Like Money

Picking Protocols like an Economist

1. The Mechanics

2. Platforms not Products

3. Is it Solving a Problem?

4. A Personal Audit

Epilogue - 61

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