Blockchain 101 Intro: Non-Technical

Blockchain 101 Intro: Non-Technical

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Overview

This blockchain course is meant for anyone who has an interest in blockchain or cryptocurrency technology and who want to know more about the underlying mechanisms that make up a blockchain. Although there will be some references to cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, this course is about blockchain technology at a low level. As such, this course may not be for those who are wanting to do a deep dive into cryptocurrencies specifically.

  • This course is an introduction to Blockchain Technology, in general, It will teach you about the concepts underlying Blockchain Technology.
  • The course will also provide an overview of the blockchain: how transactions are stored on the blockchain, how mining works through consensus, the differences between permissioned and permissionless blockchains.
  • The course further explains current use cases and opportunities this technology provides in terms of including smart contracts, payment rails, immutable ledger, proof of ownership, remittances and micro-transactions. It also discusses alternatives to bitcoin and the bitcoin blockchain.

Audience

  1. Employees who would like to use blockchain technology in their work
  2. Students who want to use blockchain technology in their projects
  3. Investors who want a greater understanding of the industry
  4. Entrepreneurs who want to embrace the technology as part of new businesses
  5. Product managers who are considering blockchain use
  6. Industry leader Consultants

Prerequisites:

None.

Course Objectives

Understanding:

  • What is a blockchain?
  • What are the transactions and blocks?
  • How do P2P systems operate?
  • What is a Hash?
  • How do public/private keys work?
  • What is the double-spend problem?
  • Much more...

More than 10 000 users chosen this course

Curator

Ethan Erkiletian Author

Ethan Erkiletian has been in the cryptocurrency space since 2012 and is enjoying an early retirement in The Bahamas. Thanks to his keen interest in economics and monetary theory, Ethan was able to first become fascinated by cryptocurrency as a monetary device, and then as a disruptive, global emergent economic system. His experience in news talk media also happened to expose him to some of the brightest minds in the cryptocurrency space very early on. Since those early days, Ethan has happily kept an active interest in new developments in this rapidly evolving space. Focused on economics and monetary theory, Ethan has a keen eye for emergent systems with great potential for disruptive innovation.

Curriculum

Introduction

Centralized Ledger: What Blockchain isn’t.

Digital Dollars in the Banking System

Blockchain and Monetary Theory

What is Mining

Monetary Theory and Non Monetary Blockchain Uses

Why are Blockchains Useful?

Conclusion

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