The Truth Machine

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The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything

The Truth Machine demystifies the blockchain and explains why it can restore personal control over our data, assets, and identities. It reveals the disruption blockchain promises for industries including finance, tech, legal, and shipping. This book also reveals the empowerment possible when self-interested middlemen give way to the transparency of the blockchain. Ultimately, The Truth Machine shows why we all must care about the path that blockchain technology takes―moving humanity forward, not backward.

Praise for The Truth Machine

"Views differ on bitcoin, but few doubt the transformative potential of Blockchain technology. The Truth Machine is the best book so far on what has happened and what may come along. It demands the attention of anyone concerned with our economic future."

Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard, Former Treasury Secretary

Blockchain represents nothing less than the second era of the internet, with the potential to fundamentally change the modern digital economy. The Truth Machine offers important insight and a concrete vision into the transformative potential of the Blockchain from two leading thinkers in this nascent technology. This is a must-read for anyone looking to understand how the Blockchain can help solve some of the most pressing social and economic issues of our time.”

Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman, Blockchain Research Institute

“With thoughtful and well-researched analysis, The Truth Machine leads you through a history of cryptocurrencies and blockchains that reveals the path forward towards a decentralized economy, one in which opportunity and access are widely spread.”

Andreas M Antonopoulos, author of Mastering Bitcoin and The Internet of Money series

The Truth Machine is a brilliant, beautifully written guide to the blockchain revolution that is redefining “trust” for our increasingly globalized world.”

Hernando de Soto, President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy

“Casey and Vigna are among the blockchain and digital-currency sector's most important visionaries. They are shaping a new understanding of how we can gain greater personal control over our data, assets, identities and creations to forge a more inclusive, collaborative and innovative society.”

Imogen Heap, Founder of Mycelia

“Casey and Vigna have done it again! It turns out that digital currencies may only be the spark for the next major revolution in business and society. The implications of trust being the blockchain’s real killer app cannot be ignored by any serious investor.”

Josh Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management

“This unparalleled examination of the blockchain landscape will open people's eyes to how a decentralized information system can level the playing field for humanity.”

Mariana Dahan, Founder and CEO, World Identity Network