Curriculum

Fundamentals of Bitcoin & Crypto

3 weeks | Nov 30th

3-8 hours a week

1 project a week

6 Live Workshops Taught by Pomp

01

Bitcoin & How it Works

How bitcoin started, how it works, and what makes it so attractive.

Optional events

  • Logistics Q&A: discussion group
  • Post workshop: discussion group
  • Proof of Work (PoW) vs. Proof of Stake (PoS): deep dive
  • Bitcoin Basics & Blockchain Fundamentals: deep dive
  • The Crypto Company Ecosystem: deep dive
  • Bitcoin Technical: deep dive

02

Understanding the Market

Use cases. Supply & Demand. Misconceptions. Buy, sell & store your bitcoin.

Optional events

  • Post workshop: discussion group
  • Bitcoin: technical deep dive
  • Lightning Network: technical deep dive
  • Assignment 1: discussion group - clinic (1 of 2)
  • Assignment 1: discussion group - clinic (2 of 2)
  • Lightning Network: deep dive, non-technical overview
  • Crypto Storage & Custody: deep dive
  • Branding for a Brave New World: deep dive
  • Special Speaker: discussion group

03

The Decentralized World

Use cases. Supply & Demand. Misconceptions. Buy, sell & store your bitcoin.

Optional events

  • Post Workshop: discussion group
  • Smart Contracts, Dapps, NFTs, NFTs on ETHS vs Bitcoin/Lightning: deep dive (1 of 2)
  • Smart Contracts, Dapps, NFTs, NFTs on ETHS vs Bitcoin/Lightning: deep dive (2 of 2)
  • How The Decentralized World unlocks a New Creator Economy: deep dive
  • Resume and Cover Letter: deep dive
  • Lightning Network: technical, deep dive

04

Crypto Experiments

Web3, DApps, DAOs, ICOs, NFTS and social tokens.

Optional events

  • Post Workshop: discussion group
  • Assignment 2: discussion group - clinic (1 of 2)
  • Lightning Network: technical, deep dive
  • Assignment 2: discussion group - clinic (2 of 2)
  • The Meme is The Message - popular crypto memes and why they are true: discussion group
  • Interview Process: deep dive

05

Broader Implications

Institutional involvement, privacy, civil liberties, and nation-state adoption.

Optional events

  • Post Workshop: discussion group
  • Permaweb & IPFS: deep dive - (1 of 2)
  • Permaweb & IPFS: deep dive - (2 of 2)
  • Setting Up a Bitcoin Full Node: deep dive
  • Lingering Questions: deep dive - working session

06

Career Day

Top companies will present on their mission, company culture, open roles, and best practices for interviewing.