The sudden rise in the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and its subsequent decline, focused the world’s attention on cryptocurrencies as a means of payment. Blockchain technology powers Bitcoin and has been hyped as the next new, transformative technology.
This course is part of the Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovations Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Explain how blockchain works.
Articulate the key technical aspects, such as decentralization and consensus algorithms.
Describe the strengths and weaknesses of cryptocurrency as an asset and a payment mechanism.
Evaluate tradeoffs of blockchain as a business solution.
Skills you will gain
- decentralization algorithms
- consensus algorithms
- blockchain as a business solution
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to Blockchain and Crypto
Blockchain as an Asset
Blockchain as a Business
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TOP REVIEWS FROM BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCY EXPLAINED
Great course to get started on the crypto world. Very little technical explanation which makes it perfect for all types of public.
I do not know if I feel prepare to enter an exchange, but I guess I must still learn by experience. It was an interesting and fun journey. I would love to see more courses like this.
the information is really valuable. understanding more about blockchain and crypto and the way mr ANDREW..explained really appreciat it ...
Great course to get started on block chain and cryptocurrency (especially if you're a tech enthusiast)! I'd give it ten stars if I could.
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