This course will begin on July 16, 2022, and will be broadcast live via Zoom. A link to the classroom will be emailed out an hour before the start of class.
Module 0: Introduction to Decentralization. An overview of the centralized fractional reserve banking system and the benefits of decentralized cryptocurrencies.
Module 1: How to Setup a Wallet. A deep overview of setting up a cryptocurrency wallet and understanding the mechanisms of action that make this technology possible. Topics explored include considerations in security, avoiding common pitfalls, understanding the basics of how blockchain works in general, personal data and privacy considerations, etc.
Module 2: Wallet Security 101. An entry-level understanding of the threats and protections available in protecting your wallet. Specific case studies will be unpacked. A detailed security protocol will be outlined with resources to implement. The class will break into groups and work interdependently to setup their own security protocol.
Module 3: Bitcoin Discussion. Boiling down the basics of Bitcoin and greater blockchain technology applications to give attendees the ability to see that Bitcoin is more than just a “risky alternative investment”, but an alternative to the centralized fiat currency system. The class will rearrange into 5-8 person circles to deeper dive into a predetermined list of topics to unpack as a group.
Module 4: How to Load a Wallet. An overview of the 3 most common ways to convert fiat currency into Bitcoin, including a discussion of privacy considerations, fees, and alternative markets. Live walkthroughs will take place and breakout sessions will occur to assist each other to completion of the knowledge transfer.
Module 5: How to Send/Receive Funds. A demonstration of how to transfer funds securely between parties, including techniques for protection of a transaction, how to feel secure doing a transaction with someone you don’t know, how to know when funds are transferred, and other common use cases encountered in the decentralized currency markets.
Module 6: Online Transactions. How to securely effect transactions online using Bitcoin and your wallet. How to find places that accept it and verify their security. Transparency in blockchain and how to access it.
Module 7: How to ATM from Bitcoin to Fiat Cash. A step by step guide on how to withdraw fiat money from ATM machines using a card connected to your Bitcoin wallet.
Module 8: Advanced Wallet Security. A detailed explanation of security protocols and tools necessary to understand and have full confidence in the security of your wallet in the most extreme of scenarios.
Module 9: Swiss Bank in Your Pocket. A step by step walkthrough of setting up a secure hardware wallet and examination of various use cases.
There was a problem reporting this post.
Please confirm you want to block this member.
You will no longer be able to:
Please note: This action will also remove this member from your connections and send a report to the site admin. Please allow a few minutes for this process to complete.