Blockchain 101: The Basics
Bitcoin. Ethereum. Hyperledger. With all the cryptocurrency buzzwords flying around, it is hard to get to the core of all of these technologies. The essential piece that serves as the underlying mechanism of all these technologies is blockchain. Blockchain is a decentralized, trustless, distributed ledger technology that was popuarlized by the Bitcoin global cryptocurrency platform. This course will cover the fundamentals of blockchain technology, including the three core layers of a blockchain and the three types of blockchains. This course is appropriate for technologists who are interested in the technology and business owners who are looking to understand the technology on a deeper level.