In Blockchain Basics, author Alexander Tsikhilov gives an accessible, jargon-free introduction to a revolutionary technology written with the lay-person in mind. The book describes the blockchain from its emergence in 2008 and discusses the most popular projects implemented on it, as well as the existing and potential applications it has in various industries and the problems of the relationship between blockchain projects and states. Finally, Tsikhilov analyzes in detail the most demanded and popular topics - investments in crypto assets, the risks associated with them and the prospects for the development of the blockchain.
Alexander Tsikhilov is co-founder and president of the international financial brokerage company Admiral Markets, with a doctorate in business administration (DBA) from Swiss Business School, Zurich, Switzerland.
In recent years, he has been involved in the development of the blockchain ecosystem, Vorld, which includes IdCredit - distributed identification projects - and the Depositum tokenizing platform.