[Course] Bitcoin Theory
This course covers the design of Bitcoin as described in the white paper, and looks at how the economic incentives drive the development of the network and build the hyper dense connectivity at its centre. The introductory course is a detailed overview of the Bitcoin white paper with second level courses diving deeper into the theory and layers of the design.View Course
[eBook] What is Bitcoin?
Though Bitcoin is most commonly known as a monetary system, at its core you will discover a data management system with features and benefits that set it apart from all others.Download free eBook
[eBook] What is Blockchain?
We explain blockchain in terms of the data systems you are familiar with, its basic architecture, why it's called a blockchain & where Bitcoin fits in.
[eBook] The BSV Blockchain as Infrastructure for the Data Economy
Learn how the BSV blockchain helps your business and family to harness the data economy in a profitable and sustainable way.Download free eBook
[eBook] The BSV Blockchain for Enterprise Blockchain
This eBook explains how the BSV Blockchain has returned to the original Bitcoin protocol to deliver a global, enterprise-level blockchain while others have failed.Download free eBook
Bitcoin and Blockchain Theory Resources
The 10-minute guide to kicking off your Bitcoin training
Bitcoin training of any nature will demand the dedication of your time and energy. Undoubtedly, you have your own reasons for undertaking the challenge. But before you sign up for a Bitcoin or blockchain course, there are a few things to consider.Read More
Bitcoin theory certificate course feedback from Bitcoin self-starter, Becky Liggero
In December 2020, Bitcoin Association launched Bitcoin SV Academy – a dedicated online education platform for Bitcoin, offering academia-quality, university-style courses and learning materials.
CoinGeek’s Becky Liggero was one of the first to enrol and complete the certified introductory Bitcoin Theory course. Bitcoin Association’s Liz Louw sat down with Liggero to get her feedback on the experience.Read More
[Infographic] What is blockchain and how does it work?
Proper knowledge of blockchain needs to go beyond the scope of cryptocurrency-related buzzwords such as 'Bitcoin', 'mining,' or 'ledgers'. If one wants to truly understand blockchain technology and how it can reform various industries, one needs to learn how it compares to other data systems.
This infographic will help expand your knowledge on blockchain and how it truly works.Read More
Which Bitcoin theory course is best suited to me?
TBitcoin Theory covers the design of Bitcoin as a system from the basis of the original white paper. The course covers how economic incentives drive the development of the network and build the hyper-dense connectivity at its centre.
The introductory course is a detailed overview of the Bitcoin white paper, with second-level courses diving deeper into the theory and layers of its design.Read More
How your business gains by migrating your data system onto blockchain
'Why would I use this public platform that relies on an infrastructure I don't have control over?’
‘Why would I use a blockchain platform if there are tried and tested data management platforms available?’
‘Why would I choose blockchain if millions of people are using SQL databases?’
‘Why would I go to all the effort of changing the architecture of my system to leverage blockchain if I can get a traditional model up and running in no time at all?’
To tackle these questions, let’s take a look at what architecture and data management processes look like when done on blockchain.Read More
Bitcoin Theory Introductory Course - FAQ
To help you gauge whether this course is a good match for your academic aspirations, we’ve provided you with an outline of the course material, course reviews and feedback from one of the course alumni.
To give you further insight in the course, this blog offers you a compilation of insightful questions from our Discord channel - with answers provided by the very individuals who create the course material.Read More
[Infographic] Enterprise blockchain: much more than virtual currency
Enterprise blockchain is the next step in the evolution of data systems. When implemented with the original design as intended, it functions as a single, global database for businesses to plug into from anywhere in the world, giving them access to an existing distributed infrastructure, tested protocols and a built-in incentive system.
If you are exploring what enterprise blockchain can do for your business, this is the place to start.Read More
What Bitcoin is and how it differs from other data management systems
Bitcoin is more popularly known for being one of the first online monetary systems that has ever been launched. However, there is more to it than meets the eye.
Bitcoin is supported by an incredibly sophisticated data management system that includes features and benefits that set it apart from all others. In its everyday scenario, the system operates using a blockchain management system as opposed to other common structures such as cloud-based data.
If you want more information about the Bitcoin architecture, take a look at this infographic.Read More
Enterprise blockchain use cases
Since its introduction, blockchain has undeniably evolved into a significant technological platform, ushering in a new era of database management. This visual guide will present some of blockchain’s enterprise use cases, focusing on its data functions. It will also give some examples of BSV-based platforms that have been developed for specific industries.Read More
[Infographic] How blockchain is failing enterprises
Promises can be broken, including those that involve business matters. Case in point: enterprise blockchain.
The vision of using blockchain to advance the data-sharing economy for enterprises has failed to fully materialise. But all hope is not lost. The BSV blockchain is recalibrating the system by returning the original Bitcoin protocol.
Check out our infographic to get a clear picture of how we are restoring enterprise blockchain the BSV way. For a start, what went wrong?Read More
The best blockchain education blogs of 2021
Reading blockchain education blogs is also a great start to help familiarise yourself with basic concepts and terminologies.
In this infographic, we’ve listed nine blog posts that are ideal for getting started with your blockchain theory or developer training.Read More
BSV Academy graduate reviews and recommendations - Bitcoin Theory course
We've collated feedback and reviews from graduates of the Bitcoin SV Academy’s Introduction to Bitcoin Theory course to give you an idea of what to expect from the programme’s content and structure.Read More
[Infographic] Blockchain technology for the data economy
Futurists and technology entrepreneurs believe that automation and data will be our tools for a brighter future. Even the first female chancellor of Germany and leader of one of the world’s largest manufacturing economies, Angela Merkel, supports these technological developments. At a World Economic Forum event, she said, ‘Data will be the raw material of the 21st century’.
With the huge influx of data you encounter in your everyday life, there will come a time when all of it will be too much for conventional infrastructure to handle. One way to address this ‘extreme data’ is through the BSV blockchain.
In this infographic and article, we take a look at what it takes to offer a blockchain for the data economy.Read More
What is Bitcoin's 'first seen rule'
In an earlier blog, Brendan Lee wrote about the double-spending problem and how Bitcoin solves it for a digital economy:
Bitcoin resolves the issue by using proof-of-work, the first seen rule of transactions and making consensus the act of nodes receiving a block as opposed to the node that found the block.
In this blog he talks about the first seen rule, where it’s derived from, and how it relates to the double-spending problem.Read More
The BSV blockchain as an enterprise cybersecurity framework
Cybersecurity has always been at the top of mind for enterprise network development.
Although blockchain is better understood for its data and value transfer functionality, solutions architects are gradually awakening to how a public blockchain infrastructure can be used to provide the utmost level of cybersecurity to any system.
To guide network architects in their understanding of the blockchain as a cybersecurity framework, the following infographic compares the BSV blockchain with industry standards of information security.Read More
Bitcoin SV Academy FAQ
The Bitcoin SV (BSV) Academy launched in December 2020 and now offers introductory and certificated courses in Bitcoin Theory, Bitcoin Infrastructure, Bitcoin Development as well as short courses on Merkle Trees, Digital Signatures and Bitcoin protocol and design.
If you’ve not yet signed up for one of these free courses, this blog offers you a compilation of insightful questions from our Discord channel and elsewhere - with answers provided by the very individuals who create the course material.Read More