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Course: Bitcoin, Altcoin, Blockchain Fundamentals

Bitcoin, Altcoin, Blockchain Fundamentals

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  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
About this Course

The most famous cryptocurrency is the Bitcoin. Just a few years ago, it was obscure and cost next to nothing. Just a few months ago, one Bitcoin was trading at roughly 20,000 USD and it is becoming more important in our lives. These days, you can pay for anything from a pizza to a plane ticket with Bitcoins. A clear understanding of cryptocurrency (Bitcoin is just one of many) and the underlying supporting mechanism of cryptocurrencies, known as the blockchain, is imperative in today's world.

This course teaches you the fundamentals of Bitcoin, Altcoin (e.g. Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum), and blockchain fundamentals.

You will learn the following:

  • What is the blockchain?
  • What is cryptocurrency (e.g. Bitcoin) and how does it differ from normal currency?
  • The economics behind cryptocurrency
  • How does Bitcoin mining work?
  • What is an Ethereum smart contract?
  • How do you store and trade cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin?
Basic knowledge
  • This course teaches fundamentals. It is not designed for people who already know the fundamentals of Bitcoin, Altcoins and the blockchain
  • It is designed to be accessible for people with or without IT knowledge.
  • You do not need any previous knowledge
What you will learn
  • What is the blockchain?
  • What is cryptocurrency (e.g. Bitcoin) and how does it differ from normal currency?
  • The economics behind cryptocurrency
  • How does Bitcoin mining work?
  • What is an Ethereum smart contract?
  • How do you store and trade cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin?


Curriculum
Lectures quantity: 14
Common duration: 01:29:48
Getting started
  • Introduction  
  • Normal currency and cryptocurrency  
  • About me  
  • Quiz 1  
Cryptocurrency mining
  • What is mining and what do miners do?  
  • The blockchain after all Bitcoins are mined  
  • Practical info about mining  
  • Quiz 2  
Altcoins
  • Introduction Altcoins  
  • Ethereum  
  • Bitcoin Cash  
  • Quiz 3  
Practical issues
  • Checking the value of cryptocurrencies  
  • Wallets Part 1  
  • Wallets Part 2  
  • Wallets Part 3  
  • Quiz 4  
The economics behind it
  • Cryptocurrency and bubbles  
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