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About the Course

In this first course of the specialization, we will discuss the limitations of the Internet for business and economic activity, and explain how blockchain technology represents the way forward. After completing this course, you will be able to explain what blockchain is, how it works, and why it is revolutionary. You will learn key concepts such as mining, hashing, proof-of-work, public key cryptography, and the double-spend problem. You’ll be able to describe seven design principles for blockchain technology, and the challenges facing the people developing it. You’ll also meet the players in the blockchain ecosystem, and consider your own role in stewarding the blockchain revolution....

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May 16, 2020

This course is really very helpful for students interested in Technologies or even in other fields, as Blockchain has the potential to bring a new revolution in the world, "The Second Era of Internet"


Sep 27, 2019

This course wonderfully describes the technology and its workings. Helped me understand the intricacies of this disruption and comprehend some of the challenges that I did not even consider before.

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By Rigzin N

May 16, 2020

its good to do

By Sajan M

May 12, 2020

great learning


May 25, 2020

Good to study


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By Dert I

Apr 25, 2022

A good introduction with constant updates and industry voices. INSEAD is the academic partner, main focus of the presentes is to promote their book and show the blockchain as the one thing the world shouldn't be without. Heavy on - good - additional reading should make up for light use of visualization.

By Claudius C

May 20, 2021

Good introduction, however a lot of overlap with the Introduction to blockchain for financial services module, feels like watching same videos. Perhaps if Coursera could provide recognition for either of the courses done, so as to not duplicate efforts

By Luis A S M

Mar 24, 2020

Good introduction and clear explanations. Overall it needs further interaction and potentially actual collaboration rather than just looking at videos and reading corresponding literature


Feb 13, 2022

I feel the course is too high level. I would have expected more in-depth explanation of Blockchain

By Dan

May 4, 2019

great concise course. But a bit basic and little on use cases and link with entrepreneurship


Apr 4, 2021

good informative course .it helped be a lot to gain good knowledge

By Maya G

May 30, 2022

The structure, and the content were organized very well and easy to follow, however the content itself has to be updated as many references are outdated to 2014-2018 whereas the resources, technology and governace have changed dramatically since then. Most articles are old and irrelevant. Kind of like a history class more than an updated course on BC technology. The istuation of energy consumption is taken from 2015 , while the hashing rate has changed and many new chains were added.

By Abhishek D

Jun 16, 2022

already had some knowledge in this area, for a begginner stand point the content is a bit advanced.. and less videos and more reading material is not what most of students prefer...

By Vajo S

Jul 8, 2021

Finishing the programming assignment on a mac is a nightmare.

By Kevin-Antoine-Jessy C

Sep 5, 2021


By Petkevich A

Nov 1, 2021

1. Broken links 2. How blockchain works deeper? 5 weeks about obvious info

By eghadz

Jul 9, 2021

I want to unenroll

By Tom R

Apr 2, 2021

way behind