Mark van Rijmenam is Founder and CEO of Datafloq and Imagjn, author and speaker, the Netherlands. Philippa Ryan is a Barrister and Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.
The authors tackle a timely and important new technology in an accessible and engaging way. This is a book that will reward you for the time you spend reading it, and we are already looking forward to reading it a second time. It is a worthy addition to the emerging collection of informative and helpful books on the world of blockchain. Simon Cocking, Editor in Chief, Irish Tech News & Cryptocoin.News The digital revolution's first era failed to solve pressing social, economic and environmental challenges. Blockchain offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to get it right. Blockchain: Transforming Your Business and Our World skillfully champions the opportunities offered by a new Internet of value. Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute and Co-author of Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World So much more than JABB (Just Another Blockchain Book). Van Rijmenam & Ryan take you on a tour of the world's potential with the blockchain trust protocol and its ability to change our world. When you're done reading this book, you'll be sketching the art of the possible ... not dreaming about it. Trust is a competitive advantage. You earn it in droplets and lose it in buckets. Van Rijmenam & Ryan turn the typical boring blockchain book upside and create a journey on how trust can change our world. More so, the book makes you dream big - not just about the changes that are coming - but ones that you can participate in or imagine on your own. Never really had a Must Read 2018 Books list ... until now. Blockchain will do for trust what the Internet did for search. In a world of good and bad actors, where trust becomes a differentiator, Van Rijmenam & Ryan expand the blockchain aperture from the ubiquitous (and overwritten) cryptocurrency discussion, to a discussion of how trust can change the world: business, social, equality, and more. Paul Zikopoulos - IBM, VP Cognitive Systems, Big Data speaker and author This is a fine and important read especially the Blockchain history I thoroughly recommend you read, ponder and absorb for your token strategy planning Thomas Power - Board Member 9Spokes PLC New Zealand Blockchain's potential is so much more than digital currency. Blockchain: Transforming Your Business and Our World is a step towards bringing that potential to life, exploring positive use cases and practical solutions to a diverse range of global social issues, from climate change and healthcare access to digital identity and poverty. For anyone interested in how we can build a better world with blockchain technology, this book provides an educational snapshot into what a more decentralized future could look like. Vinny Lingham, CEO and Co-Founder of Civic Technologies, Inc.