Mastering Bitcoin: Unlocking Digital Cryptocurrencies


Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money


- Blockchain 101 - A Visual Demo

- GOTO 2017 • Blockchain: The Slowest (and most Fascinating) Database in the World • Stefan Tilkov

- Ethereum Vs. Bitcoin: What Sets Them Apart? | CNBC

Uses the blockchain explanation to give you an idea of how the smart contract idea differs Ethereum from Bitcoin

- Vitalik Buterin explains Ethereum"

3 minute macro explanation of what is Ethereum from its inventor Vitalik Buterin

- DEVCON1: Ethereum for Dummies - Dr. Gavin Wood

Ethereum's CTO Dr. Gavin Wood explains in a very macro way the Ethereum concept with an idea of how the “Global Computer” works and what is the “Ethereum Virtual Machine”

- Devcon2: Ethereum in 25 Minutes

Vitalik Buterin give and overview of the Ethereum protocol and shows what is an Ethereum transaction, what is Gas (and how computation time is actually paid for miners), how the state machine works and what you can do with it

- DEVCON1: Ethereum in the Enterprise Environment - Taylor Gerring

Expose core concepts about the blockchain and the Ethereum platform that are valuable to enterprise and how companies can leverage that using web technologies


- Coinbase - A beginner’s guide to Ethereum

- Fat Protocols

- The difference between App Coins and Protocol Tokens

- What’s the Difference Between an ‘ICO’ and a ‘Token Launch’? Coins vs. Tokens (What is a SNGLS token?)

- Money, blockchains, and social scalability

- Does your dapp need a token?

- Ethereum documentation

- Ethereum Wiki - FAQ

Source of links, links and more links

- /r/ethereum - getting started

- The Quiet Master of Cryptocurrency — Nick Szabo (Scroll to "Selected Links from the Episode”)

- What The Fuck Is Ethereum? ("I am a total nerd" option)