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Exploring Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

FREE Webinar Series -- Exploring the World of Cryptocurrency & Blockchain with Dr. Lamont Black

In this two-part webinar series, renowned cryptocurrency/blockchain expert Professor Lamont Black cuts through the misinformation and clutter on this emerging class of digital assets. 

Webinar #1: Cryptocurrency: The Origins of Digital Cash

The nature of money has changed over human history and will take different forms in the future. Many of these changes have been driven by technology, such as the shift from metal coins to paper bills and from plastic cards to smartphones. 

What You Will Learn:

  • How cryptocurrency has the potential to be part of the evolution of money. The origins of cryptocurrency in 2008 introduced the idea of “peer-to-peer electronic cash” with the publication of the Bitcoin white paper. 
  • What digital wallets are and how they store and send cryptocurrency as digital cash, likely to emerge as an easy way for people to manage their money in digital form.
  • We will explore how digital cash could change the future of money on the internet.

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Webinar #2: Blockchain: The Technology Behind the Crypto Ecosystem

The technology that makes cryptocurrency and digital assets possible is called blockchain. Whether you are sending digital cash to a friend or minting NFTs for digital art, blockchain is the technology that empowers this entire ecosystem of use cases. Professor Black dedicates this webinar to all things about blockchain technology – and how to better understand it from a consumer and business point of view.

What You Will Learn:

  • What blockchain is as a distributed ledger technology (DLT) and why some organizations are making significant investments in utilizing this technology for different kinds of business applications.
  • Why emerging technologies like Metaverse and Web3 are being built using blockchain and what that means for both consumers and businesses.

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