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How Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets can master the Blockchain Technology

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In this course, you will gain a thorough understanding of the blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, including an introduction to the necessary foundations in cryptography. The course will discuss blockchain as a distributed ledger and introduce distributed consensus as a mechanism to maintain the integrity of the blockchain. The other revolutionary technologies that are changing the world as we speak are artificial intelligence and machine learning. You will learn about the three major types of AI algorithms: supervised and unsupervised machine learning, as well as reinforcement learning. You will learn about the application of blockchain outside of finance. In particular, how blockchain fundamentally changes the way we deal with our personal data. You will see how the web 2.0 model--where big companies like facebook and google collect as much of your personal data as possible to sell it to third parties--is coming to an end. The new web 3.0 is decentralized and uses the power of the blockchain to put users in full control over their own data. Finally, we will look at the benefits and considerations of blockchain and whether blockchain is the right solution for your problem. #UCTFintech

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Length 5 weeks
Starts Dec 14 (6 weeks ago)
Cost $39
From University of Cape Town via Coursera
Instructor Co-Pierre Georg
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Language English
Subjects Data Science Business Programming
Tags Data Science Business Machine Learning Finance

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

General Ledger Accounting $57k

Distributed Computing Analyst 3 $57k

General Ledger Accountant 3 $57k

Distributed Computing Analyst 1 $60k

Distributed Simulation Specialist $77k

Distributed Programmer $84k

Principal General Ledger $90k

Regional General Ledger Specialist $91k

Distributed Systems Administrator $94k

General Ledger Controller $98k

General Ledger Team Leader $116k

Distributed Platform Engineer $145k

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Rating 5.0 based on 4 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Starts Dec 14 (6 weeks ago)
Cost $39
From University of Cape Town via Coursera
Instructor Co-Pierre Georg
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Data Science Business Programming
Tags Data Science Business Machine Learning Finance

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