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Special Topics in Computer Science: Web3: Blockchains, Cryptocurrencies, and Decentralization

COS 495

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This course serves as an introduction to the fast-developing world of Web3, focused on the applications of blockchains, cryptocurrencies, and decentralization through technology. Students will learn about blockchains and the decentralization of trust and power through technology, launch a cryptocurrency token, create non-fungible tokens, and build an application on a blockchain. We will also discuss applications, ethical implications, and policy questions around decentralization. See "Other Information" below.
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Section L01

  • Type: Lecture
  • Section: L01
  • Status: C
  • Enrollment: 0
  • Capacity: 0
  • Class Number: 43575
  • Schedule: W 01:30 PM-04:20 PM