The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order

  • 14h 17m 43s
  • Michael J. Casey, Paul Vigna
  • Gildan Media
  • 2015

Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy anything from coffee to cars, yet few people seem truly to understand what it is. This raises the question: Why should anyone care about bitcoin?

In The Age of Cryptocurrency, Wall Street journalists Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey deliver the definitive answer to this question. Cyber money is poised to launch a revolution, one that could reinvent traditional financial and social structures while bringing the world's billions of "unbanked" individuals into a new global economy. Cryptocurrency holds the promise of a financial system without a middleman, one owned by the people who use it and one safeguarded from the devastation of a 2008-type crash.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - From Babylon to Bitcoin
  • Chapter 2 - Genesis
  • Chapter 3 - Community
  • Chapter 4 - Roller Coaster
  • Chapter 5 - Building the Blockchain
  • Chapter 6 - The Arms Race
  • Chapter 7 - Satoshi's Mill
  • Chapter 8 - The Unbanked
  • Chapter 9 - The Everything Blockchain
  • Chapter 10 - Square Peg Meets Round Hole
  • Chapter 11 - A New New Economy