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Introduction to Blockchain Technologies

INSEAD via Coursera

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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.

Syllabus

  1. The Second Era of the Internet
  2. Blockchain Design Principles
  3. Public and Private Ledgers
  4. The Blockchain Ecosystem
  5. Blockchain Implementation Challenges

 

 

 

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Don Tapscott

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Mario H
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by Mario completed this course, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Great course. Covers the basics of blockchain technology and provides lots of articles and books to further study the related topics.
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