Monday, 11 December 2017

#BLOCKCHAIN 60 SHORT LECTURES FROM #PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ON #BITCOIN

And so with so many newbies to crypto entering the markets, it behooves me to somewhat start back at the beginning.

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Backgrounder (this site author);

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And so, over to the experts at Princeton University, for 60 free short lectures on bitcoin and crypto-markets.





Get yourself through this little lot, and you'll likely know more detail on btc, then me!

Intro to Crypto and Cryptocurrencies
1.0 Welcome - 2 mins
1.1 Cryptographic Hash Functions - 18 mins
1.2 Hash Pointers and Data Structures - 8 mins
1.3 Digital Signatures - 9 mins
1.4 Public Keys as Identities - 5 mins
1.5 A Simple Cryptocurrency - 14 mins




How Bitcoin Achieves Decentralization
2.1 Centralization vs. Decentralization - 4 mins
2.2 Distributed Conesensus - 13 mins
2.3 Consensus Without Identity: the Blockchain - 17 mins
2.4 Incentives and Proof of Work - 19 mins
2.5 Putting It All Together - 18 mins


Mechanics of Bitcoin
3.1 Bitcoin Transactions - 11 mins
3.2 Bitcoin Scripts - 15 mins
3.3 Applications of Bitcoin Scripts - 14 mins
3.4 Bitcoin Blocks - 5 mins
3.5 The Bitcoin Network - 18 mins
3.6 Limitations & Improvements - 11 mins


How to Store and Use Bitcoin
4.1 How to Store and Use Bitcoins - 6 mins
4.2 Hot and Cold Storage - 13 mins
4.3 Splitting and Sharing Keys - 11 mins
4.4 Online Wallets and Exchanges - 19 mins
4.5 Payment Services - 8 mins
4.6 Transaction Fees - 5 mins
4.7 Currency Exchange Markets - 16 mins


Bitcoin Mining
5.1 The Task of Bitcoin Miners - 10 mins
5.2 Mining Hardware - 23 mins
5.3 Energy Consumption & Ecology - 14 mins
5.4 Mining Pools - 14 mins
5.5 Mining Incentives and Strategies - 23 mins


Bitcoin and Anonymity
6.1 Anonymity Basics - 26 mins
6.2 How to De-anonymize Bitcoin - 18 mins
6.3 Mixing - 21 mins
6.4 Decentralized Mixing - 14 mins
6.5 Zerocoin and Zerocash - 19 mins
6.6 Tor and the Silk Road - 11 mins


Community, Politics, and Regulation
7.1 Consensus in Bitcoin - 6 mins
7.2 Bitcoin Core Software - 10 mins
7.3 Stakeholders: Who's in Charge - 9 mins
7.4 Roots of Bitcoin - 9 mins
7.5 Governments Notice Bitcoin - 9 mins
7.6 Anti Money-Laundering - 5 mins
7.7 Regulation - 11 mins
7.8 New York's BitLicense Proposal - 10 mins


Alternative Mining Puzzles
8.1 Essential Puzzle Requirements - 5 mins
8.2 ASIC Resistant Puzzles - 13 mins
8.3 Proof-of-useful-work - 9 mins
8.4 Nonoutsourceable Puzzles - 7
8.5 Proof-of-Stake "Virtual Mining" - 8 mins


Bitcoin as a Platform
9.1 Bitcoin as an Append-Only Log - 16 mins
9.2 Bitcoin as Smart Property - 16 mins
9.3 Secure Multi-Party Lotteries in Bitcoin - 10 mins
9.4 Bitcoin as Randomness Source - 18 mins
9.5 Prediction Markets & Real-World Data Feeds - 23 mins


Altcoins and the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem
10.1 Short History of Altcoins - 21 mins
10.2 Interaction Between Bitcoin and Altcoins - 15 mins
10.3 Lifecycle of an Altcoin - 15 mins
10.4 Bitcoin-Backed Altcoins, "Side Chains" - 11 mins


The Fututre of Bitcoin?

11.1 The Blockchain as a Vehicle for Decentralization - 14 mins
11.2 Routes to Blockchain Integration - 28 mins
11.3 What Can We Decentralize? - 24 mins
11.4 When is Decentralization a Good Idea? - 16 mins




Time to ...

Get Rich with Crypto-Currencies!



Get Rich with Crypto-Currencies!




And that's .... 

#TheWhiteRabbit!

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