Learning Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

Learning Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
Learning Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 1h 16m | 315 MB

Bitcoin is a form of money that only exists online. While it’s making headlines around the world, many people don’t really understand how bitcoin works or the underlying concepts of cryptocurrency. In this course, Tom Geller demystifies bitcoin, revealing the promise and perils of the new crypto economy. Tom begins by explaining what bitcoin is, how it originated, and how it compares with other cryptocurrencies. Next, he explains how to get started by creating a bitcoin wallet, buying and selling bitcoin, and protecting your transactions. He discusses other top cryptocurrencies—Ripple, Ethereum, and IOTA—and explains how “initial coin offerings” (ICOs) have changed the investment landscape. Finally, he covers bitcoin mining, threats to the bitcoin economy, and how to connect with others in cryptocurrency communities.

Topics include:

  • What is bitcoin?
  • Buying and selling bitcoin
  • Sending and receiving bitcoin
  • Other cryptocurrencies
  • Mining bitcoin
  • The future of bitcoin
Table of Contents

1 Welcome

Understanding Bitcoin
2 What is bitcoin
3 How bitcoin works
4 Bitcoin as a currency
5 Bitcoin as an asset
6 Bitcoin strengths and weaknesses

Using Bitcoin
7 Creating a bitcoin wallet
8 Buying and selling bitcoin
9 Sending and receiving bitcoin
10 Protecting your bitcoin

Exploring Other Cryptocurrencies
11 Bitcoin s place among cryptocurrencies
12 Ripple for finance
13 IOTA for Internet of Things
14 Ethereum for apps
15 ICOs for crowdfunding

Moving Forward with Bitcoin
16 Tracking bitcoin
17 Examining threats to the bitcoin economy
18 Mining bitcoin
19 Connecting to the bitcoin community

20 Next steps