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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies
There’s a lot of excitement about Bitcoin, but also a lot of confusion about what Bitcoin is and how it works. We’re offering this course focusing on the computer science behind Bitcoin to help cut through the hype and get to the core of what makes Bitcoin unique.

About the Course
To really understand what is special about Bitcoin, we need to understand how it works at a technical level. We’ll address the important questions about Bitcoin, such as:

How does Bitcoin work? What makes Bitcoin different? How secure are your Bitcoins? How anonymous are Bitcoin users? What determines the price of Bitcoins? Can cryptocurrencies be regulated? What might the future hold?

After this course, you’ll know everything you need to be able to separate fact from fiction when reading claims about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You’ll have the conceptual foundations you need to engineer secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network. And you’ll be able to integrate ideas from Bitcoin in your own projects.

Course Lecturers:
Arvind Narayanan, Princeton University
Joseph Bonneau, Princeton University
Edward Felten, Princeton University
Andrew Miller, University of Maryland

Course Syllabus
Intro to Crypto and Cryptocurrencies

Cryptographic Hash Functions
Hash Pointers and Data Structures
Digital Signatures
Public Keys as Identities
Simple Cryptocurrencies
How Bitcoin Achieves Decentralization
Centralization vs. decentralization
Distributed consensus
Consensus without identity: the block chain
Incentives and proof of work
Putting it all together
Mechanics of Bitcoin
Bitcoin transactions
Bitcoin scripts
Applications of Bitcoin scripts
Bitcoin blocks
The Bitcoin network
Limitations & improvements
How to Store and Use Bitcoins
Simple Local Storage
How to Store and Use Bitcoins
Secret Keys
Hot and Cold Storage
Splitting and Sharing Keys
Online Wallets and Exchanges
Payment Services
Transaction Fees
Currency Exchange Markets
Bitcoin mining
The task of Bitcoin miners
Mining hardware
Energy consumption & ecology
Mining pools
Mining incentives and strategies
Bitcoin and anonymity
Anonymity basics
Overview of Bitcoin deanonymization
Decentralized mixing
Zerocoin and Zerocash
Tor and the Silk Road
Community, Politics, and Regulation
Consensus in Bitcoin
Bitcoin Core Software
Stakeholders : Who’s in Charge?
Roots of Bitcoin
Governments Notice Bitcoin
Anti Money-Laundering Regulation
New York’s BitLicense Proposal
Alternative Mining Puzzles
Essential Puzzle Requirements
ASIC Resistant Puzzles
Nonoutsourceable Puzzles
Bitcoin as a platform
Bitcoin as an append-only log
Bitcoins as “smart property”
Secure multi-party lotteries in Bitcoin
Bitcoin as randomness source
Prediction markets & real-world data feeds
Altcoins and the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem
Short History of Altcoins
Interaction between Bitcoin and altcoins
Lifecycle of an Altcoin
Bitcoin-Backed Altcoins, “Side Chains”
The future of Bitcoin?
The block chain as a vehicle for decentralization
Routes to decentralization
What can we decentralize?
When is decentralization a good idea?
Recommended Background

An introductory computer science class (such as CS 101) is required.

Basic programming experience as well as some knowledge of data structures and algorithms (linked lists, sorting, searching...) are strongly recommended.
Suggested Readings
There is no required reading for this class. As the lectures progress, we'll provide links to more in-depth material for students who want to dig deeper.

The lectures for this course are also being published as a textbook. Drafts of several chapters are currently available (each corresponds to a lecture):

Chapter 1: Introduction to Cryptography & Cryptocurrencies

Chapter 2: How Bitcoin Achieves Decentralization
Chapter 3: Mechanics of Bitcoin
Chapter 4: How to Store and Use Bitcoins
Chapter 5: Bitcoin Mining
Chapter 7: Community, Politics, and Regulation
Course Format
The class will consist of lecture videos broken up into 5-7 segments, each 10-15 minutes in length. Each segment contains 1 or 2 integrated quiz questions.

There will also be standalone homeworks that are not part of video lectures.



Welcome to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies!
Welcome to the MOOC on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies where we cut through the hype and get to the core of what makes Bitcoin unique. We're excited to offer this course focusing on the science behind Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

We'll release new videos Friday of each week. This week, your main tasks are to watch lectures 1 and 2 and to complete the embedded quizzes. Those of you who prefer to download the lectures can complete the standalone quizzes instead (the questions are the same).

We also encourage you to read the book chapters that closely follow the lectures. For technically complex explanations, you may find it helpful to use the text and go at your own pace. The chapters also have exercises and links for further reading at the end.

Learning about Bitcoin is more fun if you play with the software yourself and explore websites that display the block chain. At you'll find all the links and info you need for this.

Arvind Narayanan

Fri 4 Sep 2015 6:00 AM PDT


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August 15, 2015 - Dear users, We apologize for the delayed withdraws, I was on a business trip and the backup withdraw wallet ran out of coins and the script that was supposed to keep it filled did not execute.

All withdraws will be handled within the next 48 hours. (

Most accounts missing ~37K khs, Waiting for news on that. Update onn the dashboard, WD's to be processed in the next 48 hours. Rewards at 2.1012 (irc)

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Windows 10 - How to create a Bootable USB using the Windows 10 Free upgrade option

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Windows 10 Download folder size and ready to install for july 29th 2015

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