This fourth course of the Blockchain series provides an overview of the broader blockchain ecosystem. Participants are introduced to other blockchain platforms, details of two decentralized application use cases, and challenges such as privacy and scalability. Course material includes emerging alternative decentralization models such as IPFS and Hashgraph, challenges in broader blockchain adoption, and continuous improvement solutions.
This online course is available on the Coursera platform.
Course Duration: Approximately 4 weeks (3.5-5 hours of effort per week)
Anyone interested in a broad overview of the fervent developments taking place in the blockchain landscape, the practical applications that illustrate unique features of blockchain technology, and approaches for ongoing improvements in privacy and scalability.