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Imagine Facebook owned by its users, transportation networks independent of Uber, payments without banks, and traceable diamonds. Blockchains are an important new form of information technology that redefines the way physical and intellectual properties are registered, handled and transacted.

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Fundamentals - Learn how to build your own Smart Properties and Smart Contracts to redefine the way physical and intellectual properties are registered, handled and transacted. Design Smart Networks that confer a reality truth state and societal shared trust. Explore proof of stakes, scalability, networking protocols, mining and reputation systems. 

Business - How do you build a business where physical and intellectual property are transacted via the Blockchain as a Smart Property? Discover new business models like tracking diamonds, supply chain authenticity, drug origin and servicing recording. Imagine the innovative potential of the Blockchain technology.


Platforms - Discover the leading Blockchain infrastructures like Ethereum, Backfeed and many others that enable decentralized cooperation. Learn how to develop your own applications on top of these platforms. Understand practical development challenges like effective design patterns to optimize security, efficiency and user experience.

Law & Society -  Code is law. How do we enforce Smart Contracts? What is the difference between technical and legal binding? How do we grow sensibility in self-authority and responsibility-taking? How do we use Blockchain for voting and collaborative decision making? Could Smart Networks enable friendly AI? What kind of social contracts do we as humans want with technological entities?

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