This module deals with blockchain technology and the emerging Web3 ecosystem it enables. We set off on our journey with the original blockchain, Bitcoin, and its attempt to create a new decentralised money system. Our attention then turns to the evolution of the blockchain concept with Ethereum and how Ethereum acts as the foundation for Decentralised Applications (dApps). Our focus will then be on the core applications of Web3 such as Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs), Decentralised Finance (DeFi) and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT). Throughout the module, we will aim to gain a comprehensive overview of the modern Web3 ecosystem and learn about the novel career paths it offers.
Course Date & Time
Tuesday 1.30 IST & Thursday 1.30 IST