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
The information is really valuable. The authors should review some of the sound in the last week, though. I really appreciate the conceptual maps the authors worked on, very useful!
Important addition to the FinTech Specialization. Nice overview with just the right information to build upon. Well presented. Excellent overall.
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.
This course was extremely excellent and I recommend to all my friends to participate in this course. All topics were fully and clearly explained.
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