Introduction to Cryptocurrecies
For those interested in learning about the technology that powers bitcoin, here is the 1st lecture from a 12 video series about Bitcoin and crypto. Please note that the lecture is aimed at those with programming knowledge and is a technically oriented discussion.
Edward W. Felten presenting:
Edward Felten is a Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs at Princeton, and the founding Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy. In 2011-12 he served as the first Chief Technologist at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. His research interests include computer security and privacy, and technology law and policy. He has published more than 100 papers in the research literature, and two books. His research on topics such as Internet security, privacy, copyright and copy protection, and electronic voting has been covered extensively in the popular press.
Please see the Bitcoin Lecture series archive for the full list of videos.
Lecture of the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies online course. For the accompanying textbook, including the free draft version, see: http://bitcoinbook.cs.princeton.edu/