Blockchain 101 | Dragos Roua | Skillshare
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5 Lessons (14m)
    • 1. Skillshare Blockchain Intro

    • 2. What Is A Blockchain?

    • 3. What Is Cryptography?

    • 4. Why Are Blockchains So Special?

    • 5. What Are Bitcoin, Ethereum and Steem?


About This Class

Blockchain is a technology allowing for distributed information to be generated, validated and shared without the need of a middleman, in a decentralized way. It offers out of the shelf 100% uptime and immutability of the recorded data. Famous mostly for the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, which was the first use case, blockchain is now used on a variety of new services, from advertising and social media to distributed storage.

This class will help you understand the basic principles of a blockchain.





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Dragos Roua

Story teller, geek and ultrarunner.

Hello, I'm Dragos Roua. I'm a geek, a story teller and an ultra-runner. Kind of a mixed bag, if you think about it.

I learned to code in high school and then worked as a journalist for a few years, until I realized programming pays better. I even started my own online publishing company and sold it 9 years after. Then I became a digital nomad, freelancing, working from coffee shops or coworking spaces and exploring new and exciting technologies.

So I've been involved wit...

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