Created by Charles Hoskinson in 2015, Cardano has developed into the largest proof-of-stake blockchain on the market today. With over 3000 fully operational stake pools, Cardano is also one of the most decentralized blockchains ever created.
As the next generation internet, the decentralized Web 3.0, continues to develop and overtake centralized legacy systems, technologically advanced blockchain networks will continue to integrate into the mainstream online experience. The creation of permissionless peer to peer transfer of value at low cost, coupled with the programmability of smart contracts, is enabling the creation of a new digital economy.
Cardano is at the forefront of this new economy, and anyone looking to profit from this rapidly changing digital ecosystem is striving to understand the technological innovations and the essential social theory that is driving the transition.
This book gives you everything you need to fully grasp the fundamentals of Cardano and efficiently interact with the blockchain – as an investor, a user, or even a developer. Featuring over 100 external links citing the most up to date information from current and reputable sources around the internet, you will gain an in-depth familiarity with specific resources that will set you on the path to a master-level understanding of the history, vision and current applications of this exciting new technology.