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
Excellent introduction material on blockchain and cryptocurrency. I enjoyed the lectures, working on the assignment and my understanding on the material is reinforced by taking the quiz.
Important addition to the FinTech Specialization. Nice overview with just the right information to build upon. Well presented. Excellent overall.
Great overview of blockchain and cryptocurrency for non-coders. This course demystified BitCoin and cryptocurrency in a couple of weeks.
The course describes ins and outs of Blockchain & Crypto currency in a easy way. Anyone can understand the core concept of Blockchain. I personally recommend this course.
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