Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies by Princeton University (No coding skills required)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Category: For developers
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Online
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To really understand what is special about Bitcoin, we need to understand how it works at a technical level. We’ll address the important questions about Bitcoin, such as:

  • How does Bitcoin work?
  • What makes Bitcoin different?
  • How secure are your Bitcoins?
  • How anonymous are Bitcoin users?
  • What determines the price of Bitcoins?
  • Can cryptocurrencies be regulated?
  • What might the future hold?

After this course, you’ll know everything you need to be able to separate fact from fiction when reading claims about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You’ll have the conceptual foundations you need to engineer secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network. And you’ll be able to integrate ideas from Bitcoin in your own projects.

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Author: Arvind Narayanan

Arvind Narayanan joined the department as an assistant professor in 2012. He earned his doctorate from the University of Texas, Austin, in 2009 and did post-doctoral work at Stanford University. He studies information privacy and security and has a side interest in technology policy. His research has shown that data anonymization is broken in fundamental ways, for which he jointly received the 2008 Privacy Enhancing Technologies Award. He leads the Princeton Web Transparency and Accountability project, which aims to uncover how companies are collecting and using our personal information. He also studies the security and stability of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Professor Narayanan is an affiliated faculty member at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton and an affiliate scholar at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society.

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