Cryptography, Engineering and Economics
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Bitcoin is arguably one of the biggest developments in finance since the advent of fiat currency. With Understanding Bitcoin, expert author Pedro Franco provides finance professionals with a complete technical guide and resource to the cryptography, engineering and economic development of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This comprehensive, yet accessible work fully explores the supporting economic realities and technological advances of Bitcoin, and presents positive and negative arguments from various economic schools regarding its continued viability.
This authoritative text provides a step-by-step description of how Bitcoin works, starting with public key cryptography and moving on to explain transaction processing, the blockchain and mining technologies. This vital resource reviews Bitcoin from the broader perspective of digital currencies and explores historical attempts at cryptographic currencies. Bitcoin is, after all, not just a digital currency; it's a modern approach to the secure transfer of value using cryptography. This book is a detailed guide to what it is, how it works, and how it just may jumpstart a change in the way digital value changes hands.
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by Kirankalyan Kulkarni
Blockchain is a distributed database that enables permanent, transparent, and secure storage of data. Blockchain technology uses cryptography to keep data secure. Learn Bitcoin and Blockchain is the perfect entry point to the world of decentralized databases.This book will take you on a journey through the blockchain database, followed by...
Price: $23.99 | Publisher: Packt Publishing | Release: 2018
by Richard Caetano
Bitcoin exists as an open and transparent financial system without banks, governments, or corporate support. Simply put, Bitcoin is "programmable money" that has the potential to change the world on the same scale as the Internet itself.This book arms you with immense knowledge of Bitcoin and helps you implement the technology i...
Price: $35.99 | Publisher: Packt Publishing | Release: 2015
by Clive Fencott, Jo Clay, Mike Lockyer, Paul Massey
Presenting a holistic and thoroughly practical investigation of the true nature of computer games that arms readers with a small yet powerful set of theories for developing unique approaches to understanding games. Game Invaders fully integrates genre theory, new media aesthetics, perceptual opportunities, and semiotics into a practical D...
Price: $48.99 | Publisher: Wiley | Release: 2012
by Christian Benvenuti
If you've ever wondered how Linux carries out the complicated tasks assigned to it by the IP protocols - or if you just want to learn about modern networking through real-life examples - Understanding Linux Network Internals is for you.This book clearly explains the underlying concepts and teaches you how to follow the actual C code that ...
Price: $33.49 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2005
by Daniel P. Bovet, Marco Cesati
In order to thoroughly understand what makes Linux tick and why it works so well on a wide variety of systems, you need to delve deep into the heart of the kernel. The kernel handles all interactions between the CPU and the external world, and determines which programs will share processor time, in what order. It manages limited memory so...
Price: $31.49 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2005
by Houman Zarrinkoub
The LTE (Long Term Evolution) and LTE-Advanced are among the latest mobile communications standards, designed to realize the dream of a truly global, fast, all-IP-based, secure broadband mobile access technology.This book examines the Physical Layer (PHY) of the LTE standards by incorporating three conceptual elements: an overview of the ...
Price: $91.05 | Publisher: Wiley | Release: 2014
by Tom Stuart
Finally, you can learn computation theory and programming language design in an engaging, practical way. Understanding Computation explains theoretical computer science in a context you'll recognize, helping you appreciate why these ideas matter and how they can inform your day-to-day programming.Rather than use mathematical notation or a...
Price: $9.44 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2013
by Richard Reese
Improve your programming through a solid understanding of C pointers and memory management. With this practical book, you'll learn how pointers provide the mechanism to dynamically manipulate memory, enhance support for data structures, and enable access to hardware. Author Richard Reese shows you how to use pointers with arrays, strings,...
Price: $26.99 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2013