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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Blockchain 1.0: Currency

    1. Technology Stack: Blockchain, Protocol, Currency

    2. The Double-Spend and Byzantine Generals’ Computing Problems

    3. How a Cryptocurrency Works

    4. Summary: Blockchain 1.0 in Practical Use

  2. Chapter 2 Blockchain 2.0: Contracts

    1. Financial Services

    2. Crowdfunding

    3. Bitcoin Prediction Markets

    4. Smart Property

    5. Smart Contracts

    6. Blockchain 2.0 Protocol Projects

    7. Wallet Development Projects

    8. Blockchain Development Platforms and APIs

    9. Blockchain Ecosystem: Decentralized Storage, Communication, and Computation

    10. Ethereum: Turing-Complete Virtual Machine

    11. Dapps, DAOs, DACs, and DASs: Increasingly Autonomous Smart Contracts

    12. The Blockchain as a Path to Artificial Intelligence

  3. Chapter 3 Blockchain 3.0: Justice Applications Beyond Currency, Economics, and Markets

    1. Blockchain Technology Is a New and Highly Effective Model for Organizing Activity

    2. Distributed Censorship-Resistant Organizational Models

    3. Namecoin: Decentralized Domain Name System

    4. Digital Identity Verification

    5. Digital Art: Blockchain Attestation Services (Notary, Intellectual Property Protection)

    6. Blockchain Government

  4. Chapter 4 Blockchain 3.0: Efficiency and Coordination Applications Beyond Currency, Economics, and Markets

    1. Blockchain Science: Gridcoin, Foldingcoin

    2. Blockchain Genomics

    3. Blockchain Health

    4. Blockchain Learning: Bitcoin MOOCs and Smart Contract Literacy

    5. Blockchain Academic Publishing: Journalcoin

    6. The Blockchain Is Not for Every Situation

    7. Centralization-Decentralization Tension and Equilibrium

  5. Chapter 5 Advanced Concepts

    1. Terminology and Concepts

    2. Currency, Token, Tokenizing

    3. Currency Multiplicity: Monetary and Nonmonetary Currencies

    4. Demurrage Currencies: Potentially Incitory and Redistributable

  6. Chapter 6 Limitations

    1. Technical Challenges

    2. Business Model Challenges

    3. Scandals and Public Perception

    4. Government Regulation

    5. Privacy Challenges for Personal Records

    6. Overall: Decentralization Trends Likely to Persist

  7. Chapter 7 Conclusion

    1. The Blockchain Is an Information Technology

  8. Appendix Cryptocurrency Basics

    1. Public/Private-Key Cryptography 101

  9. Appendix Ledra Capital Mega Master Blockchain List