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Introduction to Blockchain Technologies

Blockchain Revolution,

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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Length 7 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of content, about 2 hours per week
Starts Oct 14 (last week)
Cost $100
From INSEAD via Coursera
Instructors Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott
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Language English
Subjects Programming Business IT & Networking
Tags Computer Science Business Business Essentials Computer Security And Networks

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Rating 4.6 based on 50 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of content, about 2 hours per week
Starts Oct 14 (last week)
Cost $100
From INSEAD via Coursera
Instructors Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Programming Business IT & Networking
Tags Computer Science Business Business Essentials Computer Security And Networks

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