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How Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Changing the World - and Your Economic Life
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How Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Changing the World - and Your Economic Life (Paperback)

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The introduction of online Bitcoin trading platforms has enabled Bitcoin to become mainstream in today's economy, making headline news with soaring valuations, and proving that the underlying Blockchain protocol can bring "trust to a trustless world" across a broad spectrum of industries and business processes. How Bitcoin and Blockchain Are Changing the World explains Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the advantages and disadvantages of virtual currencies, using virtual currency for making transactions, why its value has dramatically fluctuated, and why other virtual currencies will take Bitcoin's place in the economic future. In addition, this book delves into the technical side of the Blockchain technology, including a discussion of the cryptographic technology protocol used for digital payments transmitted over the Internet. Through illustrations and case studies, Marti Tirinnanzi discusses how and why different countries have adopted Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. This insightful book also examines money laundering and other legal and legislative issues attached to these virtual payments and discusses actions taken by government agencies to either supervise Bitcoin transactions, or use sovereign digital currencies to enhance efficiencies within federal and state treasuries. The book will help readers understand how Bitcoin and Blockchain are changing the approach to doing business in everything from financial services, healthcare, to the Internet of things (IoT).

BusinessBusiness & managementE-commerce: business aspectsBusinessBusiness & managementSales & marketingBusinessEconomicsMacroeconomicsMonetary economicsBusinessEconomicsPolitical economyBusinessFinance & accountingFinance Publisher: De Gruyter Publication Date: 21/09/2020 ISBN-13: 9781547416516  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Marti Tirinnanzi is President, Financial Standards, Inc., a financial services consulting company located in New York City. Ms. Tirinnanzi has 30 years' experience in advising companies in the areas of risk management, hedging strategies using derivatives contracts, financial instrument accounting and regulatory compliance. In 2014, she began a project with the Institute for Financial Markets to develop a curriculum for executives in the study of financial technologies shaping global markets. She specifically focused on raising awareness and understanding of Bitcoin and Blockchain applications through courses offered by the Institute in New York, Chicago, Washington DC and London. Ms. Tirinnanzi earned her MS in business from The Johns Hopkins University, and BA in liberal arts from Notre Dame of Maryland University.

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