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The Crypto Encycplopedia. Coins, Tokens and Digital Assets from A to Z

26 Aug 2019

The subject of cryptocurrencies, tokens and digital assets is an emerging field. It attracts an increasing amount of attentention in the world of business as well as academia.

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The subject of cryptocurrencies, tokens and digital assets is an emerging field. It attracts an increasing amount of attentention in the world of business as well as academia. When a new subject is developing, it is important to use one common language, otherwise unavoidably misunderstandings emerge, and communication would become error prone and thus inefficient.

Under those circumstances progress would hardly be possible, and the advancement of the field would seriously be hampered. Throughout many talks at conferences, in sessions with investors, throughout lectures at university, and in futher education courses for practitioners, we came across many occasions of misunderstandings. These misunderstandings gave rise to the thought of sharing our point of view when discussing crypto.

In order to help creating a shared terminology we wrote this book. Drawing on a wealth of experience in the field of cryptocurrencies as founders, entrepreneurs, educators, and researchers we intended this book as a single, consolidated and authoritative source on that subject. We hope it will serve this purpose.