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About the Course

To really understand what is special about Bitcoin, we need to understand how it works at a technical level. We’ll address the important questions about Bitcoin, such as: How does Bitcoin work? What makes Bitcoin different? How secure are your Bitcoins? How anonymous are Bitcoin users? What determines the price of Bitcoins? Can cryptocurrencies be regulated? What might the future hold? After this course, you’ll know everything you need to be able to separate fact from fiction when reading claims about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You’ll have the conceptual foundations you need to engineer secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network. And you’ll be able to integrate ideas from Bitcoin in your own projects. Course Lecturers: Arvind Narayanan, Princeton University All the features of this course are available for free. It does not offer a certificate upon completion....

Top reviews


Mar 10, 2018

Great course, a very broad and in-depth overview of concepts surrounding cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin in particular. Would be great to have an update of course; perhaps once the ICO craze is over? (-:


Dec 22, 2017

I've gained a strong knowledge of Bitcoin's architecture but wish this course was updated to include the developments of the last two years. A few lectures on alt-coins would have been useful as well.

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Apr 30, 2020

Very insightful. Highly recommended. Thank you!

By Dylan B

May 26, 2018

Super educational. I love the content provided.

By Pramod S

Feb 13, 2018

It is good course with clear technical concepts

By Kevin M

Sep 15, 2017

Insightful, competent professors. Recommended!

By Manoj K R

Jun 12, 2017

Great stuff, nicely explained and put together

By Виталий Л

May 29, 2018

Very good course just for get brief overview.

By Jan Z

Aug 28, 2017

Fine introduction into bitcoin technologies.

By Christian L

Dec 4, 2017

Great course, and I've done many on Crypto.

By Terry S

Jul 17, 2017

Awesome. Not optional for the 21st century.

By HiKevin

Jun 25, 2019

I really like all the slide and assignment

By Pratik K

Jun 10, 2019

Excellent lectures on Bitcoin and Cryptos

By 李彦军

Apr 21, 2018

very clear lessons about bitcoin and block

By Ariel R

Oct 27, 2017

Fantastic gateway to the world of Bitcoin.

By Marcelo F

Aug 9, 2017

Very good and contextualized, I recommend.

By Nguyen D D

Feb 7, 2017

Very helpful to understand Cryptocurrency!

By Muhammad B K

Jun 8, 2020

Very helpful. Everyone can learn from it.

By Wenlong W

May 1, 2019

Good lectures. Well designed assignments.

By Lukas L

Mar 9, 2018

One of the best courses about the topic.

By Greg D

Sep 26, 2017

Extremely informative and comprehensive.

By Ken V H N

Jun 22, 2017

Very challenging assignments!!! Love it!

By K R N

Sep 26, 2020

Great course.... but why no certificate


Jun 19, 2018

great presentation.quite easy to follow

By Mark K

Dec 20, 2017

The best explanations of the technology


May 14, 2020

An excellent in-depth bitcoin course..

By Corinna S

Nov 6, 2017

Very insightful course!

I learned a lot