A Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain

Original medium post written on June 23, 2020

The number one question we receive from people new to blockchain technology is “Where do I start?”.

Blockchain encompasses wide-ranging disciplines including economics, computer science, law, finance, and mathematics. For a technology that has far-reaching implications for our financial systems and other aspects of society, the learning curve is often steep. Even people already working in the industry struggle to keep up with the fast-paced and ever-evolving crypto landscape. With the wealth of resources out there, it can often be overwhelming to figure out where to begin.

Today, after months of iterations, Women in Blockchain (WiB) and she256 are excited to launch our `Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain’. You can find the guide here or here.

Preview of Page 1/3 of the Guide
Preview of Page 1/3 of the Guide

People new to the blockchain space usually get overwhelmed with the wealth of information and contrasting narratives that are part of the crypto ecosystem. With this Beginner’s Guide, we aim to help bridge this gap and onboards individuals who are curious about the space but not sure where to get started. This guide is a consolidation of curated beginner-friendly resources that we think will help a beginner dip their feet into the blockchain space,

We hope this guide demystifies the blockchain space and makes it accessible to those who are curious. Please share it with anyone you think will benefit from it. We plan to keep the guide updated and will release newer versions when appropriate. Lastly, we would like to thank all the authors of the resources in this guide.

If you would like to request an edit or provide feedback, please DM us on twitter or leave a comment below.

Manasi Vora and Medha Kothari

Women in Blockchain is an initiative to increase diversity in the blockchain space. WiB was founded in 2018 to empower women to learn, grow and excel in crypto careers. We invite all women and allies to drive this technology forward. Connect with us on Twitter, Meetup, and Email.

she256 is a 501c3 non-profit that aims to increase diversity and break down barriers to entry in the blockchain space. Connect with us on Twitter, Medium, Instagram, Facebook, and Email.

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