Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology Explained


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4 hours


Will blockchain change the world? Explore blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency market with the University of Michigan.
Consider the strengths and weaknesses of blockchain for business

The sudden rise in the value of Bitcoin (and its subsequent decline) focused the world’s attention on using cryptocurrencies for payment.

Blockchain technology powers Bitcoin and has been hyped as the next new, transformative technology.

On this course, you will uncover the technology that underpins blockchain and review its key concepts, such as decentralization and consensus algorithms.

You will assess and critique blockchain as an asset, and review the dynamics of the cryptocurrency markets. You will also explore the use of blockchain as a business solution.

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology Explained
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