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Have you heard about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies? Then you will also have heard about Blockchain, the technology behind. This video lecture series teaches blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Our four lecturers from Hamburg, Washington, Seoul and Mumbai give you a deeper understanding of how Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies work. You will be enabled to understand and use this technology. The lectures are about the core technology itself, its usage by current applications, potentials, connection to smart contracts and more. Theoretical content will be practiced in lab exercises. This lectures are made for people with basic understanding of information technology.

There will be given a deep diving explanation of attacks on Proof-of-Work in this lecture. Also Mining Pools and future of Bitcoin are subject of discussion in this lecture.

Students shall

  • know about what are needed that a cryptocurrency network are self-sustainable
  • know about Proof-of-Work mechanisms
  • know about various attacks on PoW and how to detect and prevent them
  • begin questioning about the self-sustainability of PoW and the similar kinds of cryptocurrencies

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Zusammenfassung

Have you heard about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies? Then you will also have heard about Blockchain, the technology behind. This video lecture series teaches blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Our four lecturers from Hamburg, Washington, Seoul and Mumbai give you a deeper understanding of how Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies work. You will be enabled to understand and use this technology. The lectures are about the core technology itself, its usage by current applications, potentials, connection to smart contracts and more. Theoretical content will be practiced in lab exercises. This lectures are made for people with basic understanding of information technology.

There will be given a deep diving explanation of attacks on Proof-of-Work in this lecture. Also Mining Pools and future of Bitcoin are subject of discussion in this lecture.

Students shall

  • know about what are needed that a cryptocurrency network are self-sustainable
  • know about Proof-of-Work mechanisms
  • know about various attacks on PoW and how to detect and prevent them
  • begin questioning about the self-sustainability of PoW and the similar kinds of cryptocurrencies

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