Blockchain is an incorruptible, hacker-safe, shared database hosted by millions of computers simultaneously, and one of the most revolutionary advances since the dawn of the information age. The technology behind Bitcoin and other cybercurrencies, Blockchain has gone much further in recent years with an ever-expanding host of new applications. Now Michael Talbot can help nontechnical readers understand and appreciate this groundbreaking technological tool. In this indispensable guide for corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, students, and curious laypersons alike, Talbot explores in clear, concise, easy-to-follow detail how Blockchain works, its origins and exploding popularity, and its game-changing consequences for tomorrow's business. Millions of people and industries are already being impacted by Blockchain, and soon it will affect the lives and livelihoods of millions more. At long last, you won't need an advanced degree in computer science to comprehend this remarkable technology that's changing the shape of the digital world.