171) Blockchain, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency I

Blockchain, the technology that powers bitcoin, will innovate and disrupt almost every industry. It will impact our personal lives through data privacy and new job creation. Many existing jobs will require new knowledge of and ability to work with blockchain. Blockchain is more than bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Blockchain solutions are impacting healthcare, data privacy, supply chain, finance and banking, and more. In this class, you’ll learn what a blockchain is, the benefits of blockchain, and why it is important. You’ll learn how bitcoin works, and information on Ethereum and smart contracts. You don’t need to be a technical person; the class is designed for beginners. You’ll gain a basic understanding of blockchain and bitcoin and be able to speak about them intelligently.