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The Blockchain: Beyond Cryptocurrency

March 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course provides an overview of blockchain technology and applications. We discuss the blockchain from many perspectives. For developers, it is a set of encryption technologies for securely storing data. For business and finance, it is a distributed ledger and the technology underlying the explosion of new digital currencies. For technologists, it is the driving force behind the next generation of the internet. For others, it is a tool for ushering in a more decentralized world.

In this introductory course on the blockchain, you will:

  1. Learn about the technology behind the blockchain. How it works, its origin, and its evolution over time.
  2. Discover how the blockchain can decentralize organizations, economic institutions and governments, transforming the organizational paradigm we have known since the dawn of the industrial age.
  3. Understand the principles behind token economies and how they enable the Internet of Value.
  4. Discover examples of blockchain applications in the technology, economic, and environmental sectors. See also how it can enable social reform.

Time: 4-hour self-paced course. Access this course online 24/7 for up to 2 years.
Location: Online – Register anytime and gain immediate access

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March 30
8:00 am - 5:00 pm