Are smart contracts legally binding? How can tokens represent ownership of external assets? Are those transfers of titles recognised? Where are ether transactions stored when contract code is executed? How are state transitions validated? Will smart contracts work to the extent that people envision? Should we combine smart contracts with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), or is all of this tech still too immature?
These questions are from MOOC 9.6 and 9.7 sessions, which took place on March 23rd and March 30th 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles.
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The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency - https://youtu.be/d0x6CtD8iq4
Investing in Education instead of Speculation - https://youtu.be/6uXAbJQoZlE
Ethereum, ICOs, and Rocket Science - https://youtu.be/OWI5-AVndgk
Slush17 Panel: Farewell to Centralised Data - https://youtu.be/ul0aGzF-v5c
Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts On The Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo
Why I'm writing 'Mastering Ethereum' - https://youtu.be/So6WERp7vLY
Smart contract platforms - https://youtu.be/XU8Bc5oxneE
Impact of smart contracts on law and accounting - https://youtu.be/K-TRzuPwJCc
Gas and resource allocation - https://youtu.be/HwUJIGlHFes
Intrinsic vs. extrinsic assets - https://youtu.be/KDtfFNZy9xg
Altcoins and specialisation - https://youtu.be/b_Yhr8h6xnA
Ether, ICOs, and securities - https://youtu.be/guBNLSsnAiA
Unstoppable code - https://youtu.be/AQx3E3F8Kz4
Airdrop coins and privacy implications - https://youtu.be/JHRnqJJ0rhc
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) - https://youtu.be/Q5R8KuxV4A0
The token ICO explosion - https://youtu.be/vdaW8NtJXuQ
ICOs and responsible investment - https://youtu.be/C8UdbvrWyvg
ICOs and financial regulation - https://youtu.be/Plu_WX3Gs8E
ICOs, disruption, and self-regulation - https://youtu.be/yfjgcI8xX3A
Scams, gambling, and regulation - https://youtu.be/fTI88YrN1UE
ICOs and pyramid schemes - https://youtu.be/8HYWWP1QU7Q
Directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) and IOTA - https://youtu.be/lfgMnbb5JeM
Scaling and "Satoshi's vision" - https://youtu.be/Ub2LoTcYV54
"Blockchain, not Bitcoin " - https://youtu.be/r2f0HlaRdgo
Reflections on the last five years - https://youtu.be/NoCi64uaFT0
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