1. Introduction for 15.S12 Blockchain and Money, Fall 2018

MIT 15.S12 Blockchain and Money, Fall 2018
Instructor: Prof. Gary Gensler
View the complete course: https://ocw.mit.edu/15-S12F18
YouTube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUl4u3cNGP63UUkfL0onkxF6MYgVa04Fn

This lecture provides an introduction to the course and to blockchain technology.

Chapters
0:00 Title slates
0:20 Welcome; course introduction
4:15 Readings for class
5:13 A history lesson to give context
9:22 Cryptography is communication in the presence of adversaries
12:14 List of digital currencies that failed between 1989 and 1999
15:38 What blockchain is
19:26 Pizza for bitcoins
21:37 Blockchain technology
22:41 Role of money and finance
26:40 Financial sector problems and blockchain potential opportunities
28:44 Financial sector issues with blockchain technology and what the financial sector favors
35:00 Public policy framework
36:46 The duck test
37:25 Incumbents eyeing crypto finance
39:35 Financial sector potential use cases
41:57 Larry Lessig’s book “code and other laws of cyberspace”
48:46 Outline of all classes
49:08 Study questions
50:55 Readings and video
52:04 Conclusions
55:13 Questions
1:01:42 Credits

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