Quick fyi: Earlier this month, we tried to make sense of the Bitcoin frenzy in the only we know how--by pointing you toward a free course. Specifically, we highlighted a Princeton course called Bitcoin and Currency Technologies that's being offered on the online platform Coursera. The course is based on a successful course taught on Princeton's campus. And it's worth mentioning that you can find the actual video lectures from that original campus course on Youtube. (See them embedded above, or access them directly here.) Pair the 12 lectures with the free Princeton Bitcoin textbook and you should be ready to make sense of Bitcoin ... and maybe even some of the Bitcoin hype.
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