Blockchain Technology: A Guide for Beginners
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- This course is designed to take you through the basics of blockchain technology, and is intended for students who are looking to build a solid foundation in understanding Blockchain.
- There are no requirements needed to enroll beyond having a business interest in learning how blockchain works.
The blockchain is a revolutionary technology that allows for the secure, distributed, decentralized storage of information. Over the past few years, the blockchain has taken the engineering landscape by storm. Many people in the industry predict that the blockchain will disrupt the ways we interact with technology on the same way the Internet did in the early 2000s.
The blockchain is the main technology behind Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the other prominent cryptocurrencies that we read about in the news today. By leveraging the blockchain, cryptocurrencies create a system of “trustless”ness. This cuts the need for middle men like banks and traders in economic systems.
Specifically, we cover:
What is Blockchain?
What Blockchain is NOT!
History of Blockchain
Bitcoin cryptocurrency: Most Popular Application of Blockchain
Issues with the current Banking System
How Blockchain Transaction Works?
Blockchain vs. Shared Database
Myths about Blockchain
Blockchain Use Cases
Important Real-Life Use Cases of Blockchain
Limitations of Blockchain technology
Why do we need Blockchain?
Who will use the blockchain?
- The ideal student for this course is someone who wants to quickly understand and expand their knowledge of how blockchain works as well as how the blockchain is applied in business. Business people who want to learn more about how blockchain is impacting the world of business. This course does not include any code sampling elements, as such it is not meant as a course for developers who wish to learn how to program blockchain applications.