Created by : Team Diamodis

Last Updated Sun, 21-Feb-2021

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Essentials

  • 9 Hours 30 Minutes 30 Seconds
  • 51 lecture(s)
  • Beginner Level

What you'll learn

  • Learn all the basics of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Course Content

Introduction 1 Hour 56 Minutes 54 Seconds
What is Blockchain?
00:15:28
Centralised vs Decentralised vs Distributed Systems
00:11:57
Is Blockchain Truly Decentralised and Distributed?
00:08:15
Structure of a Block
00:09:52
What is a Hash?
00:08:20
What are Merkle Trees?
00:08:26
What is a Ledger?
00:05:33
History of Blockchain
00:20:53
Why Use Blockchain?
00:09:42
What Are Cryptocurrencies?
00:09:30
What is Cryptography?
00:08:58
Bitcoin 1 Hour 49 Minutes 48 Seconds
What is Bitcoin?
00:11:36
Advantages and Disadvantages Compared With Fiat Currency
00:10:43
What is Bitcoin Mining?
00:11:49
What are Mining Pools?
00:07:52
What is a Bitcoin Wallet?
00:05:47
What is a Bitcoin Exchange?
00:08:44
How is the Price of Bitcoin Determined?
00:06:46
How to Use Bitcoin
00:10:23
What is Bitcoin Cash and How Does it Differ from Bitcoin?
00:11:14
What is SegWit2x ?
00:16:22
Soft Fork vs Hard Fork
00:08:32
Ethereum 28 Minutes 11 Seconds
What is Ethereum and How Does it Differ From Bitcoin?
00:09:37
Advantages and Disadvantages Compared with Bitcoin
00:09:52
Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic
00:08:42
Ripple 20 Minutes 38 Seconds
What is Ripple and How Does it Differ from Bitcoin?
00:10:30
Advantages and Disadvantages Compared with Bitcoin
00:10:08
Other Popular Cryptocurrencies 38 Minutes 17 Seconds
Litecoin
00:05:45
Dash
00:11:54
Monero
00:11:08
Why Not Just Use Bitcoin?
00:09:30
Law & Regulation 45 Minutes 1 Second
Monetary Policy
00:11:17
Tax Regulations
00:12:28
Illegal Activities
00:09:48
Electronic Fund Transfer Act
00:11:28
Other Uses of Blockchain 2 Hours 12 Minutes 58 Seconds
Education
00:15:31
Retail
00:20:40
Health Industry
00:17:55
Business
00:10:27
Governance
00:11:56
Last Will & Testament
00:11:48
Blood Diamonds
00:06:22
Housing
00:14:52
Proof of Ownership / Identity
00:10:41
Data Storage
00:12:46
Advanced 1 Hour 12 Minutes 53 Seconds
ICO (Initial Coin Offering)
00:10:55
2007/2008 Crisis
00:18:32
Cypherpunks
00:17:52
History of Fiat Currency
00:12:52
DAO (Decentralised Autonomous Organisations)
00:12:42
Updates 5 Minutes 50 Seconds
Update 1: 27-12-2017
00:05:50

Requirements

  • There are no prerequisites to begin this course, just a lot of enthusiasm and eagerness o learn!

Description

Learn all the key information about Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple. A step by step process is used to show explain every facet of the blockchain and the most popular coins.

Gain a good understanding of the following concepts:

  • What Blockchain is
  • How Blockchain works
  • What is Bitcoin?
  • What is Ethereum?
  • What are Cryptocurrencies?
  • How Cryptocurrencies work
  • Alternative cryptocurrencies
  • Cryptography basics

Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies are fast becoming a worldwide phenomenon that is taking all markets and industries by storm. This course will ensure you are not left behind in what is the greatest revolution and evolution in technology and economics of our time and maybe even of all time.

You will receive all the knowledge to use and leverage the powerful technology behind these amazing and wonderful platforms.

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