Here is the another part of best blockchain books review In this review, you will be introduced to the top ten best blockchain books. The books have been ranked using their GoodReads.com reader’s rankings.
The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order
The Age of Cryptocurrency written by Wall Street journalists Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey, attempts to answer the question that people who do not know a lot on digital currencies tend to ask: why should they care about bitcoin? Cryptocurrencies are expected to cause a revolution, one that is poised to reinvent both traditional and social structures while providing financial freedom for the unbanked people.
However, bitcoin, one of the most well-known cryptocurrencies, is known for its instability, illicit business, and wild fluctuation.
What Vigna and Casey try to communicate in their book is that despite all the instability and fluctuation, bitcoin is here to stay and anyone that chooses to ignore it does so at their own risk. The two authors decode digital currency – its origin, function and what you should know to enable you to navigate the cryptocurrency world.
GoodReads.com reader’s ranking: 3.9
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: The Ultimate Guide to Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies by Hideki Kiyoko is a good read for those that are new to digital currencies. Cryptocurrencies are poised to change how the world operates and have a lot of growth potential. Unlike crypto investment books that just detail what cryptocurrencies are, Kiyoko takes an in-depth look at the good, the bad and the ugly side of cryptocurrencies.
By reading this book, you will be able to learn everything you need to know about digital currencies such as how to trade and invest in crypto, how to safely store your digital currencies and how to avoid scams.
GoodReads.com reader’s ranking: 3.7
The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology
The Business Blockchain author William Mougayar has more than 30 years of experience in the technology and business world. Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, wrote the foreword of this book. In this book, Muogayar describes how blockchain technology will change the status quo and create a new flow of value, one that will redefine relationships, roles, governance, and power.
He says: “We shouldn’t ask ourselves what problems the blockchain solves, because that gives us a narrow view on its potential. Rather, we should imagine new opportunities, and tackle even more ambitious problems that cross organisational, regulatory and mental boundaries.”
This book is written for entrepreneurs and business executives who want to understand how they can benefit from blockchain technology if they add it as part of their organisational structure.
GoodReads.com reader’s ranking: 3.5
Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World
Blockchain Revolution is a book written by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott. The Tapscotts have written a well-researched book that looks at the future of the modern economy. It looks at the blockchain and how the technology is revolutionising different sectors in different ways from cryptocurrencies to the food and music sector, among others. The book details how several multinational organisations have already started researching into how the technology can be utilised for fast and secure transactions.
While the book acknowledges the numerous opportunities that this technology will bring, the authors are also keen to advise that the risks of dislocation and disruption should not be ignored.
GoodReads.com reader’s ranking: 3.4
Blockchain: Blueprint for a new Economy
Blockchain: Blueprint for a new Economy provides readers with an exhaustive understanding of how the blockchain works. Written by Melanie Swan, who is also the founder of the Institute for Blockchain Studies, the book covers topics beyond cryptocurrencies and smart contracts.
It examines and explains how the blockchain will cause a disruption that is just as important as the one that was brought by the Internet, PCs, mobile and social networking platforms. The book explains the potential blockchain technology has and not just in the financial sector but in other sectors such as in the health, transport and government sectors.
GoodReads.com reader’s ranking: 3.3