Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard:mit Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Florian Sailer
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Handbook: Timothy M. Virtue
Resumption and the double standard:The impossibility of resuming specie payments in the United States without restoring the double standard of gold and silver John Percival Jones
When a pseudonymous programmer introduced ´´a new electronic cash system that´s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party´´ to a small online mailing list in 2008, very few paid attention. Ten years later, and against all odds, this upstart autonomous decentralized software offers an unstoppable and globally-accessible hard money alternative to modern central banks. The Bitcoin Standard analyzes the historical context to the rise of Bitcoin, the economic properties that have allowed it to grow quickly, and its likely economic, political, and social implications. While Bitcoin is a new invention of the digital age, the problem it purports to solve is as old as human society itself: transferring value across time and space. Ammous takes the reader on an engaging journey through the history of technologies performing the functions of money, from primitive systems of trading limestones and seashells, to metals, coins, the gold standard, and modern government debt. Exploring what gave these technologies their monetary role, and how most lost it, provides the reader with a good idea of what makes for sound money, and sets the stage for an economic discussion of its consequences for individual and societal future-orientation, capital accumulation, trade, peace, culture, and art. Compellingly, Ammous shows that it is no coincidence that the loftiest achievements of humanity have come in societies enjoying the benefits of sound monetary regimes, nor is it coincidental that monetary collapse has usually accompanied civilizational collapse. With this background in place, the book moves on to explain the operation of Bitcoin in a functional and intuitive way. Bitcoin is a decentralized, distributed piece of software that converts electricity and processing power into indisputably accurate records, thus allowing its users to utilize the Internet to perform the traditional functions of money without having to rely on, or trust, any authorities or infrastructure in the physical world. Bitcoin is thus best understood as the first successfully implemented form of digital cash and digital hard money. With an automated and perfectly predictable monetary policy, and the ability to perform final settlement of large sums across the world in a matter of minutes, Bitcoin´s real competitive edge might just be as a store of value and network for final settlement of large payments--a digital form of gold with a built-in settlement infrastructure. Ammous´ firm grasp of the technological possibilities as well as the historical realities of monetary evolution provides for a fascinating exploration of the ramifications of voluntary free market money. As it challenges the most sacred of government monopolies, Bitcoin shifts the pendulum of sovereignty away from governments in favor of individuals, offering us the tantalizing possibility of a world where money is fully extricated from politics and unrestrained by borders. The final chapter of the book explores some of the most common questions surrounding Bitcoin: Is Bitcoin mining a waste of energy? Is Bitcoin for criminals? Who controls Bitcoin, and can they change it if they please? How can Bitcoin be killed? And what to make of all the thousands of Bitcoin knock-offs, and the many supposed applications of Bitcoin´s ´blockchain technology´? The Bitcoin Standard is the essential resource for a clear understanding of the rise of the Internet´s decentralized, apolitical, free-market alternative to national central banks.
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Are you lost about Blockchain and Bitcoin? Do you feel like you don´t know much about blockchain, but you don´t want to miss the big opportunity that represents for you or your business? Do you feel like they are talking a foreign language when you hear about blockchain? If you answer YES to any of the above, then keep reading... There´s a lot of information on cryptocurrency and blockchain out there, but it´s so confusing and not well structured. So, it´s hard to understand. You can discover everything about Bitcoin, Blockchains, and Cryptocurrency with this clear and comprehensive guide: Blockchain Revolution is an accessible guide to digital currencies and the revolutionary technology that powers it. Bockchain Revolution covers topics such as the history of Bitcoin, Blockchain Revolution. But also how to buy, sell and mine crypto. It even includes how payments and secure transactions are done. Blockchain Revolution will answer questions like: What is blockchain, how does it work, and why is it important. You will discover blockchain platforms, smart contracts, and other aspects of blockchains. What you´ll discover: The basics of blockchain technology and how it works Is bitcoin cloud-mining good? Reason for the fluctuation in the price value Penny stocks How does blockchain help Are miners necessary? How does a cryptocurrency transaction happen? Things to look out for before beginning into the investment mode How to buy your first Bitcoin Is there any particular percentage range of investing? Mistakes a new trader must not make Who This Book Is For: Everyone who wants to get a good idea of what blockchain technology is, how it works in, and how it´s changing the financial system as we know it. Get into the world of cryptocurrency with knowledge and confidence 1. Language: English. Narrator: Robert Plank. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/140085/bk_acx0_140085_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You can say goodbye to today´s Internet, New York Times best-selling author George Gilder says. Soon the current model of aggregated free content populated with ´´value-subtracted´´ advertising will die a natural death, due, of course, to the simple fact that absolutely no one wants to see online advertising. What will tomorrow´s Internet look like?In Life After Google, Gilder takes listeners on a brilliant, rocketing journey into the very near-future, into an Internet with a new ´´bitcoin-bitgold´´ transaction layer that will replace spam with seamless micro-payments and provide an all-new standard for global money. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eric Michael Summerer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/011992/bk_tant_011992_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Commercial General Liability (Cgl) Insurance Policy is the standard business policy used to pay claims for bodily injury or property damage to others. The policy is divided into three coverage sections - each with its own exclusions - and a supplementary payments section. Do you ever hear - or worry - that an insurance company will not pay a claim because coverage is excluded? In order to know how claims are paid, you need to understand the policy´s insuring agreements and exclusions. In this book, attorney and insurance professional Dwight M. Kealy explains the insuring agreements in Coverage A, B, and C. He gives memorable examples of every standard exclusion - and some significant non-standard exclusions. He explains every supplementary payment, and he explains how policy limits impact how claims are paid. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joseph R Durika. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/124130/bk_acx0_124130_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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