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Blockchain Fundamentals

Video Description

This video will cover the basics of blockchain, including:
  • Blockchain explanation. We explain blockchain in simple terms and provide an illustrated example of a blockchain currency application (bitcoin). Next we relate blockchain to legacy technology and explain the benefits of blockchain for business, society, and human basic rights.
  • Blockchain impact on application development and information technology. We discuss how factors such as Web 3.0, transaction speed, cost reduction, artificial intelligence, and M2M contracts will impact our current technology landscape.
  • Blockchain challenges. We will explore the challenges facing blockchain adoption including performance, security, privacy, and permanence.
  • Blockchain uses cases. We cover where blockchain is being used and will be used in areas such as finance, insurance, government, manufacturing, utilities, healthcare, and retail.

Table of Contents

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