Blockchain technology is a paradigm-shifting innovation with effects that will be felt throughout our society. As blockchain infrastructure matures, and applications become more widely adopted within the general public, the years ahead will see exponential growth and career opportunities in BlockTech. This 13 week course is an opportunity for you to gain a basic understanding of Blockchain technology and digital currencies, and the underlying dynamics of how these new tools may reshape our social and economic models on a global scale.
NOTE: Additional projects completed in conjunction with basic course are eligible for a high school credit (Grade 12 IDC or Computer Engineering Technology). Please enquire for more details.
Fall 2020 : Oct 21, 2020 & Mar 03, 2021
There are no pre-requisites for Blockchain 101, but a basic understanding of ledger systems is helpful. This course is for any one, and of any age.
Monday and Thursday (17h00-18h30 and 20h00 - 21h30 EST)
Some of the BIG QUESTIONS we will discuss about this paradigm-shifting technology platform:
What are some of the shortcomings to the current global transaction system?
What are some applications that the Blockchain technological innovation could introduce into society through the continued growth of e-commerce for the mutual benefit of all participants in the global economic development?
What type of Trust systems will be developed or how will the existing Trust networks be modified due to the Blockchain technological innovation?
How will the Blockchain technological innovation change the inequalities of current social systems?