Bitcoins - Past, Present, Future

Have you ever thought about the current crypto currency trend? Think no more, with all you need to know about Bitcoins!
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

Have you ever wondered what is up with this crypto currency that people are talking about? Do you even know what crypto currency is? There are so many cropping up now that it is hard not to run across them on your internet travels. Bitcoin is and has been the leader in all things crypto currency, with one coin selling for $600 and up in cash.

They are also becoming more common, being used in stores and for many sites online. It is no longer uncommon to see your favorite site offering you a new way to pay, with Bitcoins.

But what are Bitcoins? Where do they come from? How do I get some? All questions you are probably asking yourself if you have wound up here. And they are all questions that will be answered by the end of this course.

In Bitcoin - Past, Present, Future you will learn about the creation of Bitcoin, and thus the creation of crypto currency. You will learn about such things as a wallet, where you store the Bitcoins, about mining and even the pitfalls of Bitcoin.

By the end of this course, you will have a handle on what Bitcoin is, in turn what crypto currency is and be well on your way to figuring out how to get some for yourself.

So please enjoy Bitcoin - Past, Present, Future

What are the requirements?

  • abilitiy to play videos
  • Looking to mine bitcoins in the future, you will need hardware to do so

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Teach about crypto currency
  • Learn the ins and outs of Bitcoin
  • Ability to apply many aspects to other crypto currencies
  • A knowledge of what crypto currency is

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone can benefit, get a leg up on the crypto currency trend
  • But if you are looking into Bitcoins, want to know what Bitcoins are, looking to get in on the growing crypto currency trend or just curious over what all the fuss is about, then this course will give you all the information you need and more.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Preamble

What to expect as you delve into Bitcoin and a precursor for what is ahead, as technogoly continues to grow and change at a rapid rate.

Section 2: Bitcoin in the Beginning

Beginners guide to understanding Bitcoin. If you don't know what Bitcoins are or what their purpose is, then this lecture will give you a good understanding of them.


The creation of Bitcoins and all the stages that they went through to get to where they are today.


Just who created Bitcoins? A look into the creator of Bitcoins, at least what is known about them.

10 questions

A combination of questions from the second section, Bitcoin in the Beginning

Section 3: Bitcoins In Use

A breakdown of the Bitcoin system and how it can help you should you decide to delve into bitcoins.


How the mining of Bitcoins is done, what you need and it will give you an idea if it is worth your time and money to do so.


The many uses of Bitcoins and they many ways in which you can get your hands on some, that does not involve all the expense of mining for them.


Where Bitcoin can be used and what for. A look at the various places that are now accepting bitcoins that you may have not known about before.

15 questions

A combination of questions from the third section, Bitcoins in use

Section 4: Bitcoins and You

The disadvantages to using Bitcoins. As with everything there are disadvantages to use. Here we delve into what are some of the disadvantages to bitcoins.


The many advantages from using Bitcoins. A look at all of the ways bitcoin can be advantageous to you and all users.


There are many concerns over the use of bitcoins and in this lecture many are brought to light, even ones that may surprise you.

15 questions

A combination of questions from the fourth section, Bitcoins and You

Section 5: Bitcoin Future

Where Bitcoins could be heading in the future, which gives you another way to decide if they culd be right for you.


Bitcoins in conclusion, a wrap up of what you have learned.

24 pages

Full course written material for you to keep and look back on for quick reference when you need to.

10 questions

An overview of the Bitcoin - Past, Present, Future course

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Instructor Biography

Patrick Hatt, Amazon best selling author, social media and health nut

Patrick Hatt can be found in the East Coast of Canada. He hates writing these things but doesn't mind talking in the third person. He dabbles in a little of this and a little of that, not afraid to attempt something new.

He is owned by two cats, one of whom has his own blog, It's Rhyme Time. Yeah a rhyming cat, who knew? He would be considered a both person when it comes to cats and dogs.

He is also quite the movie and TV buff. As you can probably tell does not take himself seriously and has more stuff in his head than is needed. Thus creating courses such as Platform Yourself.

With a blog that has over 2000 followers and nearly 1,500,000 pageviews, a twitter account with over 50,000 followers, 5 novels released, 31 kids books released, with 8 more waiting, and experience in affiliate marketing, he felt he has the knowledge to make a great course or two and share.

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