This module lays the groundwork for understanding blockchain technology. It will offer a low-level entry into the technology, by discussing its origins, its key technological features and its different potential applications. Central features such as wallets and transactions will be discussed and crucial notions such as hashes, blocks and chains will be explained. After completing this module, participants will have: A basic understanding of the origins and the key technological aspects of blockchain technology, A basic understanding of different architectures and myriad potential applications of blockchain technologies.
Introduction to Blockchain Technology
Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Authors:Quinn DuPont, University of Washington
and Wessel Reijers, Dublin City University
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