CA$415 – CA$584

Intro to Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts

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105 St George St

105 Saint George Street

Toronto, ON M5S 2E8

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This is a two-day crash course that provides a comprehensive introduction to the technology that underlies cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Included in the course package is a hardware wallet (worth ~$100) for securely storing cryptocurrencies and $50 worth of Bitcoin and Ether.

Requirements: In order for individuals to get the most out of this course, it is highly recommended that they have a basic understanding of programming, including the ability to use the terminal and to write simple programs or web apps. Any programming language is sufficient.


Day 1 - Introduction (August 19th, 10:00am - 4:00pm):

- Background on the Internet, Cryptography, and Finance

- Bitcoin: the worlds first decentralized digital currency - or cryptocurrency

- Ethereum: general purpose computing and "smart contracts" with cryptocurrencies

- The Wider Blockchain Ecosystem: cryptocurrency technology threatens to disrupt *every* industry

- Wallets: receive your cryptocurrency wallet and learn to use Bitcoin and Ethereum

Day 2 - Technical Deep Dive (August 20th, 10:00am - 4:00pm):

- How the blockchain works: ins and outs of the public ledger, transactions, node network, mining, and consensus.

- The structure of a transaction.

- Smart contracts on Ethereum: How to write them and how they work.

- Custom blockchain applications on Tendermint: How to write them and how they work.

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105 St George St

105 Saint George Street

Toronto, ON M5S 2E8

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