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Summer 2022 Pre-College Prog: Blockchain PS0101 section 002
Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, AI, and Be
Blockchain, Crypto, AI &

Call Number 10967
Day & Time
Location
MTWRF 9:10am-11:00am
602 Hamilton Hall
Day & Time
Location
MTWRF 1:10pm-3:00pm
602 Hamilton Hall
Points 0
Grading Mode Ungraded
Approvals Required None
Instructor Lindsley Medlin
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This course is designed for students who have an interest in the future of finance, technology, blockchain, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence, and work. Beginning with an exploration of Fintech (financial technology), we explore technology’s impact on everything from banking to real estate to Wall Street. Additionally, we look at how artificial intelligence (AI) will automate and reduce the need for human workers, as AI, Fintech, and other technologies are combined to automate many tasks. After gaining a solid understanding of the real-world use cases of Fintech and the everyday ways it impacts the economy, social justice, and our lives, students take a journey of discovery into the world of AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, Bitcoin, and cryptocurrency. Since Bitcoin’s launch in 2009, cryptocurrency and decentralized ledger technology, aka blockchain, have emerged as an economic force majeure, disrupting the fundamentals of how people interact and how they perceive money. In addition to pushing the evolution of money, blockchain technology is now poised to disrupt how we organize businesses and the future of work. Course participants explore the organizational impacts and transformations caused by blockchain and cryptocurrencies and examine what this will mean to them as future CEOs and global business and thought leaders. The course concludes by exploring the perspective of entrepreneurs and innovators, further examining how technologies come together to form the businesses, disruptions, and methodologies of the 21st Century. Participants walk away with a fundamental understanding of what tokens and cryptocurrencies are; how businesses leverage blockchain technology, AI, and other Fintech applications; and how digital transformation impacts social interactions and the future of work. Please note: This course is not a computer programming course and requires no prior knowledge or experience, but rather looks at these emerging technologies more broadly from business, social, political, and cultural perspectives.
Web Site Vergil
Subterm 07/19-08/05 (L)
Department Pre-College Programs (SHSP)
Enrollment 29 students (30 max) as of 8:04AM Saturday, July 2, 2022
Subject Pre-College Prog: Blockchain
Number PS0101
Section 002
Division School of Professional Studies
Open To Pre-College Programs, Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20222BCAB0101N002

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