This is a trailblazing class! The digital currency Bitcoin has exploded in popularity since it began in 2009. Bitcoin is a digital cryptocurrency that is decentralized and operates using peer-to-peer network. Unlike other currencies, it has no central authority or governmental backing. It is a digital currency and is essentially a code that is traded between two people.
This class will focus on the history of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology. Topics that will be discussed are:
1-Bitcoin protocols, applications, e-wallet security and protection;
2-Bitcoin mining mechanics and trading strategies;
4-Global Bitcoin exchange operation;
5-Global marketing platforms using crypto;
6-Unbanked use of digital currencies;
7-Anonymity, traceability and confidential transactions;
8-Industries disrupted by crypto;
9-ICO (Initial Coin Offerings);
10-Decentralized anonymous payments from Bitcoin;
11-KYC (Know Your Customer);
12-Build your own mining rig;
13-How others are capitalizing on the digital shift;
14-Why some USA lawmakers want to protect crypto currencies.