Day 2: Blockchain & Bitcoin Advanced

The Blockchain Advanced course provides a more in-depth understanding of bitcoin and the blockchain and delves deeper into the concepts covered in the Bitcoin Beginner course. It is not essential for attendees to have attended the Bitcoin Beginner course, however the Bitcoin Advanced course does require attendees to already have a basic understanding of bitcoin and the blockhain.

The course goes further into bitcoin mining, mining pools, bitcoin transactions on the blockchain, software clients and front-ends, service providers that provide wallet services, APIs, payment gateways, explorer services and blockchain as a service.

The course covers many Bitcoin 2.0 topics such as smart contracts, smart property, side chains, decentralised services, world computers, and other exciting and innovative services and opportunities currently being used around the world.

Course attendees will gain an insight into the future of this technology in terms of innovation and disruption of existing traditional systems and processes.

Modules that will be covered are:

Module 1 - Introduction

  1. Digital Assets
  2. Distributed Ledgers
  3. Byzantine Generals’ Problem

Module 2 - Mining and Transactions

  1. Networks
  2. Nodes
  3. Cryptography
  4. Proof and Distributed Consensus
  5. Pools
  6. Scripting

Module 3 - Software

  1. Clients
  2. Frontends
  3. Software
  4. Web services / APIs

Module 4 - Service Providers

  1. Explorers
  2. Wallets
  3. APIs
  4. Payment Gateways and Providers
  5. Blockchain as a Service

Module 5 - Bitcoin 2.0

  1. Side Chains
  2. Smart Contracts
  3. Smart Property
  4. World Computers
  5. Open Asset Protocol
  6. Decentralised Services
  7. Decentralised Autonomous Organisations

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