Introduction to Bitcoin and Open Blockchains

Kick off your bitcoin and open blockchain education here
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (107 ratings)
7,193 students

The basics of Bitcoin and open blockchains
How to get and use bitcoin
Open blockchain RIPCORD principals
The timeline of a transaction
How the price of bitcoin is derived


  • No prior knowledge of Bitcoin or blockchain technology is required.


Learn the basics of Bitcoin and Open Blockchains from industry expert Andreas M. Antonopoulos. In this course Andreas will walk you through what Bitcoin is, explain how to get and use bitcoin, how the bitcoin price is derived, the transaction timeline and more. This course is designed to give you a solid foundation of understanding for your open blockchain learning.

As with all the Pragma Workshops, this course will focus on practical skills training and include activities and/or quizzes with every section.

Music: ~aether theories~ By Vidian

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for anyone who is curious about Bitcoin and blockchain technology.

Course content

6 sections9 lectures48m total length
  • Introduction
  • RIPCORD Blockchains
  • What is Bitcoin?
  • Section 1 Quiz
    2 questions


Pragma Workshops
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Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a best-selling author, speaker, educator, and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts. He is known for delivering electric talks that combine economics, psychology, technology, and game theory with current events, personal anecdote, and historical precedent effortlessly transliterating the complex issues of blockchain technology out of the abstract and into the real world.