Catching Up to Crypto: Your Guide to Bitcoin and the New Digital Economy

  • 7h 22m 39s
  • Ben Armstrong
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

A fun and authoritative guide to bitcoin and the future of money

In Catching Up to Crypto: Your Guide to Bitcoin and the New Digital Economy, celebrated crypto and Bitcoin expert Ben Armstrong delivers an exciting and fresh new exploration of Bitcoin and digital currencies. He explains what Bitcoin is, how it works, and how and why we’re all transitioning to a digital economy as we speak. He discusses the deficiencies of traditional fiat currency, how it’s commonly manipulated, and how we can all benefit from the adoption of new, digital assets.

In the book, you’ll discover how Bitcoin operates in the real-world and how the underlying technology―known as the blockchain―operates. You’ll also learn about:

  • The importance of decentralization, trust-less commerce and cryptographic consensus.
  • The humble origins of Bitcoin, as well as how it nearly died out, and how it went on to take over the world
  • How monetary and financial policy is being revolutionized by the introduction of Bitcoin and other crypto-assets.

An essential and engaging review of Bitcoin, digital assets, and the new digital economy, Catching Up to Crypto is the hands-on and comprehensive introduction to crypto that investors, enthusiasts, the crypto-curious, and finance professionals have been waiting for.

About the Author

BEN ARMSTRONG is a YouTuber, podcaster, Crypto enthusiast, and creator of He educates and informs the Crypto community of all things Crypto, including news updates, information about the different kinds of Cryptocurrencies, and trading and investment tips. His YouTube channel has grown to over 1 million subscribers.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - The Great Devaluation
  • Chapter 2 - Digital Money Tree
  • Chapter 3 - First-Gen Giants
  • Chapter 4 - Genesis Block
  • Chapter 5 - A Short Course in Blockchain
  • Chapter 6 - A Necessary Evil
  • Chapter 7 - “Mo' Money, Mo' Problems”
  • Chapter 8 - What the Fork?
  • Chapter 9 - The Future Is Born
  • Chapter 10 - Digital Gold Transformation
  • Chapter 11 - Crypto Turning Point
  • Chapter 12 - New Layer to the Internet
  • Chapter 13 - Brave New World
  • Chapter 14 - Investment Prep
  • Chapter 15 - Tips of the Trade
  • Chapter 16 - Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
  • Chapter 17 - Web3 and the Metaverse
  • Chapter 18 - Crypto FUD
  • Chapter 19 - Crypto Warnings
  • Chapter 20 - The Future of Crypto
  • Chapter 21 - Where Do You Go from Here?
  • Appendix: Essential Resources and Tools of the Trade