If we believe all the talk on the internet, blockchain technology will change the future by offering an ultra secure way to store all sort of data, and as we’ve seen with the IOTA tangle previously, it should impact all types of sectors and applications including the Internet of Things.
So even if it is still early it might be worth learning more about the technology, and the Linux Foundation, which normally offers course from a few hundred dollars to several thousands dollars, is also offering a free blockchain training course entitled “Blockchain: Understanding Its Uses and Implications“.
- Chapter 1. Introduction to Blockchain – This section covers some of the technical aspects that comprise a blockchain and explain why blockchain is different and “works” in comparison with technologies of the past.
- Chapter 2. Governance and Consensus – This section covers the various methods of blockchain governance that currently exist in the marketplace as well as how consensus fits into governance. It also covers various levels of governance and how it works with both public and permissioned blockchains.
- Chapter 3. Blockchain Problem Solving – This section takes a look at the very specific features of blockchain that solve problems that have been difficult to solve in the past with more centralized architectures.
- Chapter 4. Blockchain Use Cases – This section covers various use cases of blockchain. It examines the problem, and then depicts a blockchain use case that solves the problem.
You can also optionally take an exam for $99 and get a certificate.