About the Author

Richard L. Apodaca is a scientist, computer programmer, and entrepreneur. His journey down the Bitcoin rabbit hole began in 2011 with a casual look into a new online payment technology for his software business. Rich started Bitzuma in 2014, and published his first book on Bitcoin in 2017. Rich holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin. He can be reached at and occasionally tweets as @bitzuma.

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