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Blockchain Hero - Basic Course

With our foundation course, you will be taking a significant step towards investing in your own future! The course requires no prior knowledge & offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of crypto & blockchain technology! We teach you exactly what you need to know on a compressed timeline at a fraction of the cost!

 

The basic course includes:

  • 221 x fundamental crypto FAQs with answers
  • 150 x glossary terms to avoid getting lost in the jargon
  • Video, Text & Audio Versions
  • Final exam and Completion Certificate with NFT Option
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We'll start by explaining why we, as the founders of Blockready, have decided to offer blockchain educational courses and share how Blockready was born and our mission. Then we'll outline the overall goals and objectives of this course and why we feel it is essential for you to start following this exciting technology. We will present the learning material's primary value, drawing a clear picture of what to focus on, explain the purpose and motivation behind your learnings, and finally share how this course was inspired and created. Enjoy!

This module provides you with the language you need to navigate the numerous blockchain-related resources on the internet without getting lost in the jargon! There is a long list of terms used in the blockchain world, so we help you become familiar with them by providing more than 150 glossary terms and their meaning. We cover all fundamental terms relevant to blockchain so that you can reference them at your own pace.

This module provides a wealth of information, and it represents the core body of the course material. It is a collection of the most popular fundamental questions people ask about blockchain and crypto. We provide validated and concise answers to 221 FAQs covering a diverse range of topics related to blockchain and cryptocurrency. Every single question and answer is carefully planned and written by our team; we ensure that we provide detailed but simplified explanations that new learners can easily understand. Furthermore, our FAQs do not feature any bias. We strive for accuracy and clarity only!

 Welcome

 Disclaimer

 Satoshi Vision

Before you begin

Glossary Terms A-Z

 What are the problems with the centralized web?

 How can a decentralized web offer a better future?

 What is Web 3 and why it is important for all of us?

 What are the main advantages of Web 3?

 What is blockchain?

 What is the difference between a blockchain and a database?

 What is a decentralized blockchain network?

 What are the advantages of decentralized blockchains?

 What are the disadvantages of decentralized blockchains?

 Is blockchain a new technology?

 What is a public blockchain?

 What is a private blockchain?

 What are the main differences between public and private blockchains?

 How secure are blockchain networks?

 What is a genesis block?

 Is it possible to cancel a blockchain transaction?

 Are companies adopting blockchain technology?

 What are some real examples of blockchain technology solutions?

 What is a blockchain network consensus?

 What is Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus algorithm?

 What is Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm?

 What is Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) consensus algorithm?

 What is a block explorer?

 What are the best block explorers?

 What are the benefits of a block explorer?

 What are some recommended books about blockchain and cryptocurrency?

 What is cryptocurrency's formal definition?

 How is the word cryptocurrency defined in the dictionary?

 What is the origin of cryptocurrencies?

 What were the first cryptocurrencies developed?

 What is the most revolutionary characteristic of cryptocurrencies?

 What are the benefits of cryptocurrency?

 What are the best blockchain and crypto news websites?

 What is a cryptocurrency calendar?

 What are the top blockchain and cryptocurrency conferences?

 Should I use a VPN service when buying cryptocurrency?

 How is cryptocurrency changing eCommerce?

 What are the benefits of using crypto to pay for goods online?

 What are the risks related to cryptocurrency generally?

 What is a cryptocurrency scam?

 Who are the world's top crypto billionaires?

 What is Bitcoin?

 What is Bitcoin’s unique value proposition?

 What gives Bitcoin its value?

 Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

 What was Satoshi Nakamoto's hidden message to humanity?

 When was Bitcoin genesis block created?

 What are the top Satoshi Nakamoto candidates?

 At what price did bitcoin start trading?

 What is the minimum amount I can invest in Bitcoin?

 What was the first mainstream article on Bitcoin?

 What is a Bitcoin ATM?

 How do Bitcoin ATMs work?

 Can Bitcoin ever be shut down?

 Is Bitcoin Dead?

 What is Ethereum?

 Who is Vitalik Buterin?

 Who is Gavin Wood?

 What is Ethereum Gas?

 What is Gwei?

 What is Gas Limit?

 What are the key use cases for Ethereum?

 Is Ethereum the largest crypto settlement platform?

 What is Etherscan?

 What is the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA)?

 What is altcoin?

 How many altcoins exist?

 Is Ethereum an altcoin?

 What is a short description of some popular altcoins?

 What is Bitcoin Cash (BCH)?

 What is Ethereum Classic (ETC)?

 What is Binance coin (BNB)?

 What is Cardano?

 What is Cardano token (ADA)?

 What is Ripple (the company)?

 What is XRP coin (XRP)?

 What is Tether coin (USDT)?

 What is USD coin (USDC)?

 What is Terra LUNA token?

 What is a blockchain wallet?

 How do blockchain wallets work?

 What are the different types of blockchain wallets?

 How do I select a blockchain wallet?

 What is the difference between custodial and non-custodial wallets?

 What is the difference between hot and cold wallets?

 What is a wallet recovery phrase?

 How can I ensure my software or hardware wallet is secure?

 Can a blockchain wallet be completely secure?

 Does a blockchain wallet store digital assets?

 Can I send bitcoin to an Ethereum wallet address or vice versa?

 How do I make sure I don't mistype a Bitcoin public address?

 What is a cryptocurrency Exchange?

 How many cryptocurrency Exchanges exist?

 What are the different types of cryptocurrency Exchanges?

 How do I select the best centralized Exchange for my needs?

 What are the best practices when using a centralized Exchange?

 What is two-factor authentication (2FA)?

 What is Google Authenticator?

 What are the cryptocurrency market hours?

 What is the best Exchange to trade on?

 How do I protect myself from fake crypto Exchanges?

 Who is Changpeng Zhao?

 What is Binance?

 Can I use Binance without verification?

 How can I find the Exchange that lists the coin or token I wish to buy?

 Can I buy cryptocurrency on one Exchange and then transfer it to another?

 I can't access this Exchange… Is it down?

 What is mining?

 What is a cryptographic hash function?

 What is a mining farm?

 What is Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)?

 How do I start with solo mining?

 What is a mining pool?

 What are the pros and cons of mining pools?

 Can solo mining be profitable?

 What is pre-mining?

 What are the pros and cons of pre-mining?

 What is Bitcoin halving?

 When is the next Bitcoin halving?

 What is Bitcoin mining difficulty?

 Can I use my computer to mine bitcoin?

 What are the cheapest countries to mine Bitcoin?

 When will all bitcoins be mined?

 What is fiat currency?

 What is inflation?

 How does Bitcoin protocol address inflation?

 What is the difference between electronic money and digital currency?

 What is the difference between digital currency, virtual currency, and cryptocurrencies?

 What are the advantages of cryptocurrencies over cash or credit cards?

 Is cryptocurrency a form of money?

 Will cryptocurrencies replace fiat currencies?

 What is an asset class?

 Is cryptocurrency a new asset class?

 How do cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin compare to other assets?

 Why is Bitcoin perceived as the new "digital gold"?

 Will Bitcoin replace Gold?

 What is the meaning of the expression "buy the rumor and sell the news"?

 What is Do Your Own Research (DYOR)?

 What is a cryptocurrency whitepaper?

 Why should I read a crypto project whitepaper?

 What is passive income?

 What are the best ways to earn passive income with crypto?

 What is compound interest?

 What is the difference between Annual Percentage Yield (APY) and annual interest?

 How do I calculate the annual interest of my investment?

 What is the breakeven point (BEP) of an investment?

 How much should I invest in crypto?

 When should I take profits?

 What are the legal risks of cryptocurrency investment?

 Who is Elon Musk?

 Who is Jack Dorsey?

 What’s the difference between trading cryptocurrency and traditional stocks?

 What is the 90/90/90 statistic in trading?

 What are the top 10 crypto gainers of 2021?

 Where can I check Exchange rates between major fiat currencies and crypto?

 What is volatility of an asset?

 What is a market cycle?

 What is Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)?

 What is the Fear and Greed Index?

 What is a Bull Market, and similarly, what is a Bear Market?

 What is the difference between a market crash versus a correction?

 What is Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (FUD)?

 What are the stages of a market cycle?

 What is a "Whale" and why it is important if you are a trader?

 What is market manipulation?

 What is cryptocurrency spot trading?

 What is a limit order?

 What is a stop-limit order?

 What is the difference between a limit order versus a market order?

 What are some key terms to know when trading?

 What is HODL?

 What is the HODL trading strategy?

 How profitable are the Bitcoin "hodlers"?

 What are the annual Bitcoin returns since genesis?

 What is Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA)?

 What are the risks related to cryptocurrency trading?

 What is a black swan event?

 What is a stop-loss strategy?

 What is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

 What are the key advantages of decentralized financial systems?

 How does DeFi enable financial inclusion?

 What are the most popular DeFi use cases?

 What are some of the other economic areas where DeFi use cases are expanding?

 What are the characteristics of DeFi applications?

 What are stablecoins?

 What are the advantages of stablecoins?

 What are the disadvantages of stablecoins?

 How do DeFi platforms work?

 What are the advantages of DeFi platforms?

 What is the difference between DeFi lending and traditional lending?

 What are the user benefits offered by DeFi platforms?

 What are the risks of using DeFi platforms?

 What are cryptocurrency loans?

 How do DeFi platforms minimize lending risk?

 What is a cryptocurrency interest account?

 What is Centralized Finance (CeFi)?

 What are the main differences between CeFi and DeFi?

 What are the risks of using CeFi platforms?

 What is Celsius Network?

 Who is Alex Mashinsky?

 What is BlockFi?

 What is Nexo?

 What is the meaning of the term "fungibility"?

 What are non-fungible tokens (NFTs)?

 What is an NFT digital marketplace?

 What are the top NFT marketplaces?

 What is crypto art?

 What can be represented as an NFT?

 How do I create an NFT?

 How do I buy an NFT?

 What is the most expensive NFT ever sold?

 What is the Metaverse?

 How do I calculate my crypto taxes?

 What crypto related events are considered taxable?

 Why can't crypto Exchanges provide accurate tax reports for all users?

 How do tax authorities know about my cryptocurrency investments?

 Do I need to pay tax if I made a purchase using crypto?

 What is cryptocurrency tax software?

 What is the best crypto tax software?

 What are the most cryptocurrency tax-friendly countries?

 Why did China ban cryptocurrencies?

 Next Steps

 Before you go

 Final Exam

 100% Online - Always online, always accessible

 Self-Paced - Progress at your own speed

 Full Lifetime Access - Includes future course updates

 Module Based - Multiple skill-building modules

 Course Library - Access your courses from a single dashboard

 Four Hours On-Demand Video - Full HD resolution

 Multi-Device Support - Access on mobile, desktop, or TV

 Course Sequence - 1 out of 2 in the Blockchain Hero series

 Video, Audio, or Text Option - Read, watch or listen

 In-Video Search - Jump to the desired video section

 Resumable - Resume where you left off

 Complete in Two Days - Average two hours per day

 English US Language - With English captions

 No Previous Knowledge Required - Introductory course

Audio Feature: All our courses come with an audio-only feature. Listen while you are outside and avoid streaming video to your phone or computer

Final Exam: Each course comes with a certified exam of twenty multiple choice questions with a passing grade of 80%, unlimited resits & instant online grading

Certificate: Reach 90% progress on your course modules and pass the final exam in order to receive your certificate for completing your course sucessfully!

NFT Option: Request to upgrade your certificate to an NFT that acts as a verified proof of completing the course. Share your NFT link on LinkedIn or as a QR code!

Blockchain Hero

Basic Course

With our foundation course, you will be taking a significant step towards investing in your own future! The course requires no prior knowledge & offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of crypto & blockchain technology! We teach you exactly what you need to know on a compressed timeline at a fraction of the cost!


The basic course includes:

➔221 x fundamental crypto FAQs with answers

➔150 x glossary terms to avoid getting lost in the jargon

➔Video, Text & Audio Versions

➔Final exam and Completion Certificate with NFT Option

Buy Now

Full Course Curriculum

A detailed list of the course details and outline as well as the included modules.

We'll start by explaining why we, as the founders of Blockready, have decided to offer blockchain educational courses and share how Blockready was born and our mission. Then we'll outline the overall goals and objectives of this course and why we feel it is essential for you to start following this exciting technology. We will present the learning material's primary value, drawing a clear picture of what to focus on, explain the purpose and motivation behind your learnings, and finally share how this course was inspired and created. Enjoy!

This module provides you with the language you need to navigate the numerous blockchain-related resources on the internet without getting lost in the jargon! There is a long list of terms used in the blockchain world, so we help you become familiar with them by providing more than 150 glossary terms and their meaning. We cover all fundamental terms relevant to blockchain so that you can reference them at your own pace.

This module provides a wealth of information, and it represents the core body of the course material. It is a collection of the most popular fundamental questions people ask about blockchain and crypto. We provide validated and concise answers to 221 FAQs covering a diverse range of topics related to blockchain and cryptocurrency. Every single question and answer is carefully planned and written by our team; we ensure that we provide detailed but simplified explanations that new learners can easily understand. Furthermore, our FAQs do not feature any bias. We strive for accuracy and clarity only!

 Welcome

 Disclaimer

 Satoshi Vision

Before you begin

Glossary Terms A-Z

 What are the problems with the centralized web?

 How can a decentralized web offer a better future?

 What is Web 3 and why it is important for all of us?

 What are the main advantages of Web 3?

 What is blockchain?

 What is the difference between a blockchain and a database?

 What is a decentralized blockchain network?

 What are the advantages of decentralized blockchains?

 What are the disadvantages of decentralized blockchains?

 Is blockchain a new technology?

 What is a public blockchain?

 What is a private blockchain?

 What are the main differences between public and private blockchains?

 How secure are blockchain networks?

 What is a genesis block?

 Is it possible to cancel a blockchain transaction?

 Are companies adopting blockchain technology?

 What are some real examples of blockchain technology solutions?

 What is a blockchain network consensus?

 What is Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus algorithm?

 What is Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm?

 What is Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) consensus algorithm?

 What is a block explorer?

 What are the best block explorers?

 What are the benefits of a block explorer?

 What are some recommended books about blockchain and cryptocurrency?

 What is cryptocurrency's formal definition?

 How is the word cryptocurrency defined in the dictionary?

 What is the origin of cryptocurrencies?

 What were the first cryptocurrencies developed?

 What is the most revolutionary characteristic of cryptocurrencies?

 What are the benefits of cryptocurrency?

 What are the best blockchain and crypto news websites?

 What is a cryptocurrency calendar?

 What are the top blockchain and cryptocurrency conferences?

 Should I use a VPN service when buying cryptocurrency?

 How is cryptocurrency changing eCommerce?

 What are the benefits of using crypto to pay for goods online?

 What are the risks related to cryptocurrency generally?

 What is a cryptocurrency scam?

 Who are the world's top crypto billionaires?

 What is Bitcoin?

 What is Bitcoin’s unique value proposition?

 What gives Bitcoin its value?

 Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

 What was Satoshi Nakamoto's hidden message to humanity?

 When was Bitcoin genesis block created?

 What are the top Satoshi Nakamoto candidates?

 At what price did bitcoin start trading?

 What is the minimum amount I can invest in Bitcoin?

 What was the first mainstream article on Bitcoin?

 What is a Bitcoin ATM?

 How do Bitcoin ATMs work?

 Can Bitcoin ever be shut down?

 Is Bitcoin Dead?

 What is Ethereum?

 Who is Vitalik Buterin?

 Who is Gavin Wood?

 What is Ethereum Gas?

 What is Gwei?

 What is Gas Limit?

 What are the key use cases for Ethereum?

 Is Ethereum the largest crypto settlement platform?

 What is Etherscan?

 What is the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA)?

 What is altcoin?

 How many altcoins exist?

 Is Ethereum an altcoin?

 What is a short description of some popular altcoins?

 What is Bitcoin Cash (BCH)?

 What is Ethereum Classic (ETC)?

 What is Binance coin (BNB)?

 What is Cardano?

 What is Cardano token (ADA)?

 What is Ripple (the company)?

 What is XRP coin (XRP)?

 What is Tether coin (USDT)?

 What is USD coin (USDC)?

 What is Terra LUNA token?

 What is a blockchain wallet?

 How do blockchain wallets work?

 What are the different types of blockchain wallets?

 How do I select a blockchain wallet?

 What is the difference between custodial and non-custodial wallets?

 What is the difference between hot and cold wallets?

 What is a wallet recovery phrase?

 How can I ensure my software or hardware wallet is secure?

 Can a blockchain wallet be completely secure?

 Does a blockchain wallet store digital assets?

 Can I send bitcoin to an Ethereum wallet address or vice versa?

 How do I make sure I don't mistype a destination address?

 What is a cryptocurrency Exchange?

 How many cryptocurrency Exchanges exist?

 What are the different types of cryptocurrency Exchanges?

 How do I select the best centralized Exchange for my needs?

 What are the best practices when using a centralized Exchange?

 What is two-factor authentication (2FA)?

 What is Google Authenticator?

 What are the cryptocurrency market hours?

 What is the best Exchange to trade on?

 How do I protect myself from fake crypto Exchanges?

 Who is Changpeng Zhao?

 What is Binance?

 Can I use Binance without verification?

 How can I find the Exchange that lists the coin or token I wish to buy?

 Can I buy cryptocurrency on one Exchange and then transfer it to another?

 I can't access this Exchange… Is it down?

 What is mining?

 What is a cryptographic hash function?

 What is a mining farm?

 What is Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)?

 How do I start with solo mining?

 What is a mining pool?

 What are the pros and cons of mining pools?

 Can solo mining be profitable?

 What is pre-mining?

 What are the pros and cons of pre-mining?

 What is Bitcoin halving?

 When is the next Bitcoin halving?

 What is Bitcoin mining difficulty?

 Can I use my computer to mine bitcoin?

 What are the cheapest countries to mine Bitcoin?

 When will all bitcoins be mined?

 What is fiat currency?

 What is inflation?

 How does Bitcoin protocol address inflation?

 What is the difference between electronic money and digital currency?

 What is the difference between digital currency, virtual currency, and cryptocurrencies?

 What are the advantages of cryptocurrencies over cash or credit cards?

 Is cryptocurrency a form of money?

 Will cryptocurrencies replace fiat currencies?

 What is an asset class?

 Is cryptocurrency a new asset class?

 How do cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin compare to other assets?

 Why is Bitcoin perceived as the new "digital gold"?

 Will Bitcoin replace Gold?

 What is the meaning of the expression "buy the rumor and sell the news"?

 What is Do Your Own Research (DYOR)?

 What is a cryptocurrency whitepaper?

 Why should I read a crypto project whitepaper?

 What is passive income?

 What are the best ways to earn passive income with crypto?

 What is compound interest?

 What is the difference between Annual Percentage Yield (APY) and annual interest?

 How do I calculate the annual interest of my investment?

 What is the breakeven point (BEP) of an investment?

 How much should I invest in crypto?

 When should I take profits?

 What are the legal risks of cryptocurrency investment?

 Who is Elon Musk?

 Who is Jack Dorsey?

 What’s the difference between trading cryptocurrency and traditional stocks?

 What is the 90/90/90 statistic in trading?

 What are the top 10 crypto gainers of 2021?

 Where can I check Exchange rates between major fiat currencies and crypto?

 What is volatility of an asset?

 What is a market cycle?

 What is Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)?

 What is the Fear and Greed Index?

 What is a Bull Market, and similarly, what is a Bear Market?

 What is the difference between a market crash versus a correction?

 What is Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (FUD)?

 What are the stages of a market cycle?

 What is a "Whale" and why it is important if you are a trader?

 What is market manipulation?

 What is cryptocurrency spot trading?

 What is a limit order?

 What is a stop-limit order?

 What is the difference between a limit order versus a market order?

 What are some key terms to know when trading?

 What is HODL?

 What is the HODL trading strategy?

 How profitable are the Bitcoin "hodlers"?

 What are the annual Bitcoin returns since genesis?

 What is Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA)?

 What are the risks related to cryptocurrency trading?

 What is a black swan event?

 What is a stop-loss strategy?

 What is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?

 What are the key advantages of decentralized financial systems?

 How does DeFi enable financial inclusion?

 What are the most popular DeFi use cases?

 What are some of the other economic areas where DeFi use cases are expanding?

 What are the characteristics of DeFi applications?

 What are stablecoins?

 What are the advantages of stablecoins?

 What are the disadvantages of stablecoins?

 How do DeFi platforms work?

 What are the advantages of DeFi platforms?

 What is the difference between DeFi lending and traditional lending?

 What are the user benefits offered by DeFi platforms?

 What are the risks of using DeFi platforms?

 What are cryptocurrency loans?

 How do DeFi platforms minimize lending risk?

 What is a cryptocurrency interest account?

 What is Centralized Finance (CeFi)?

 What are the main differences between CeFi and DeFi?

 What are the risks of using CeFi platforms?

 What is Celsius Network?

 Who is Alex Mashinsky?

 What is BlockFi?

 What is Nexo?

 What is the meaning of the term "fungibility"?

 What are non-fungible tokens (NFTs)?

 What is an NFT digital marketplace?

 What are the top NFT marketplaces?

 What is crypto art?

 What can be represented as an NFT?

 How do I create an NFT?

 How do I buy an NFT?

 What is the most expensive NFT ever sold?

 What is the Metaverse?

 How do I calculate my crypto taxes?

 What crypto related events are considered taxable?

 Why can't crypto Exchanges provide accurate tax reports for all users?

 How do tax authorities know about my cryptocurrency investments?

 Do I need to pay tax if I made a purchase using crypto?

 What is cryptocurrency tax software?

 What is the best crypto tax software?

 What are the most cryptocurrency tax-friendly countries?

 Why did China ban cryptocurrencies?

 Next Steps

 Before you go

 Final Exam

 100% Online - Always online & accessible

 Self-Paced - Progress at your own speed

 Lifetime Access - Includes future updates

 Based on multiple skill-building modules

 Access your courses from a single dashboard

 Four Hours On-Demand Full HD Video

 Multi-Device Support - Mobile/desktop/TV

 1 out of 2 in the Blockchain Hero sequence

 Video, Audio, or Text Option

 In-Video Search - Find desired video section

 Resumable - Resume where you left off

 Complete in Two Days - Average 2 hours/day

 English US Language (with English captions)

 No Previous Knowledge Required

Audio Version: All our courses come with an audio-only version. Listen while you are outside and avoid streaming video to your phone or computer

Final Exam: Each course comes with a certified exam of twenty multiple choice questions with a passing grade of 80%, unlimited resits & instant online grading

Certificate: Reach 90% progress on your course modules and pass the final exam in order to receive your certificate for completing your course successfully!

NFT Option: Request to upgrade your certificate to an NFT that acts as a verified proof of completing the course. Share your NFT link on LinkedIn or as a QR code!

Sample Course Videos

We want you to always feel comfortable when you make a purchase with us! This is why we have uploaded a preview of our courses so you can decide if they actually fit your needs!

Basic - "Did You Know"

Basic - "Did You Know"

Basic - FAQ - Blockchain

Basic - FAQ - Crypto

Basic - FAQ - Altcoins

Basic - FAQ - Exchanges

Basic - FAQ - Trading

Basic - FAQ - CeFi/DeFi

Basic - FAQ - NFTs

Basic - Myth Busters