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How Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Can Revolutionize Finance - The Heartland Institute

How Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Can Revolutionize Finance - The Heartland Institute

The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order , Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey; St. Martin’s Press, 2015, 368 pages; ISBN-13: 978-1250065636: $19.00 on Amazon. Bitcoin is digital money for a digital age, and it could launch an economic revolution. In The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order , authors Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey, two longtime Wall Street Journal business reporters, attempt to cut through the hype and demystify cryptocurrency to explore its current uses and future potential. The book is insightful, well-written, and wonderfully informative. Removing the Middlemen The goal of cryptocurrency is to cut out the banking middlemen, whose role is to process and verify transactions. Cryptocurrency allows a network of thousands of redundant computers to...

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