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About This Course

Take a look at the exciting new internet protocol of bitcoin - a cryptographic peer-to-peer payment system with profound implications on the way the world exchanges value.

  • Learn the fundamentals of this exciting new technology and digital payment system, explained in layman's terms so it will be easy to understand.
  • Understand how bitcoin works, how mining bitcoin is essential for the function of the network, and why bitcoin is a very important development in the field of macroeconomics, data analysis, and information technology.
  • Become well-versed in both the functionality of the bitcoin blockchain and the potential for global commerce that comes with a borderless, digital economy.

Course Syllabus

  • Module 1 - Bitcoin Basics
  • Module 2 - Blockchain Networks
  • Module 3 - Cybereconomics
  • Module 4 - Political Implications

Recommended skills prior to taking this course

  • Basic understanding of economics
  • Basic understanding of internet protocols
  • Willingness to challenge existing beliefs and assumptions

Requirements

  • None

Course Staff

travis-patron, Instrcutor of Bitcoin

Travis Patron

Travis Patron is a political economist and digital money researcher best known for his research into the internet payment system bitcoin. His work in the field of cryptology focuses on the change in the nature of government regulation, taxation, and business collaboration on a global basis. As a respected public speaking authority, Travis has helped audiences ranging from small teams to large university classrooms understand the implications of programmable money while instructing the Bitcoin Economics Course. His work has been referenced by bluechip companies in the financial and IT sector such as Microsoft, IBM, and Monero for their business applications.
  1. Course Number

    DS0321EN
  2. Classes Start

    Any Time, Self-Paced
  3. Estimated Effort

    05:00
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