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Bitcoin, Blockchain and Crytocurrency: What Is It? How Does It Work?

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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;
3-Decentralized banking;
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.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

To Be Determined

Timothy Edler 



Please read:  The instructor asks that all participants please silence their cellphones and refrain from recording or snapping photos.



Registration Closes On
Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/6/2018 - 10/6/2018 Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Lafayette, To Be Determined  Map Timothy Edler  ClassRoom