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  • Genre:TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • SubGenre:Engineering (General)
  • Language:English
  • Pages:318
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667855578

Think Blockchain

A student's guide to blockchain's evolution from Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger to Web3.

by Jerry Cuomo and Mark Parzygnat View author's profile page

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Overview
Jerry Cuomo's unique story-telling style along with accompanying illustrations makes it a breeze to be an A+ student in his virtual blockchain class. Think Blockchain provides an entertaining and balanced education of blockchain's evolution from Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, to the foundation of our Web3 future. Royalties from this book are being donated to the American Cancer Society.
Description
Jerry Cuomo's unique story-telling style along with accompanying illustrations makes it a breeze to be an A+ student in his virtual blockchain class. "Think Blockchain" provides an entertaining and balanced education of blockchain's evolution from Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, to the foundation of our Web3 future. "Think Blockchain" combines both an aspirational and pragmatic overview of blockchain technology, its core capabilities, and the value they generate from a technical and business perspective. It describes various real-world examples, implementations, and approaches, with industry-specific and cross-industry use cases. Developers will benefit from this book as several of the chapters are technical in nature, some even including simple coding exercises to further crystalize topics like blocks, chains, hashing, mining, smart contracts, and tokens. Business leaders will equally benefit and are provided with a basis for understanding and evaluating how blockchain technology can transform their organization and business processes. Cuomo encourages business leaders to look over the simple coding examples. They won't bite and might better illustrate what makes blockchain tick. Business or technical, the topics covered in this book will prove valuable to just about anyone curious and ready to become a scholar of blockchain. Royalties from this book are being donated to the American Cancer Society.
About the author
Gennaro (Jerry) Cuomo is an IBM Fellow and considered amongst the most prolific contributors to IBM's software business, producing technologies that have profoundly impacted how the industry conducts commerce over the Internet. He is one of the founding fathers of WebSphere Software. At IBM, Cuomo has led projects in the areas of AI-powered automation, blockchain, APIs, cloud computing, mobile computing, web server performance and availability. Cuomo is the author of "Think Blockchain" and "The Art of Automation". He is also the co-authored of the book "Blockchain for Business." Cuomo enjoys playing golf and drinking craft beer, not at the same time, however, with his friends and best friend and wife Steph. He also enjoys walking his dogs and playing bass guitar in the band Mind the Gap.

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