Vitalik Buterin once said: "When I came up with Ethereum, my first first thought was, 'Okay, this thing is too good to be true.' As it turned out, the core Ethereum idea was good - fundamentally, completely sound."
Every day, we hear about bitcoin (BTC) and how its price keeps going up or down, but Bitcoin is far from being the only interesting blockchain out there. There are thousands of blockchains. Still, if there is one that you should definitely know about, it's Ethereum.
What it's about:
learning the basics
getting to know the Ethereum blockchain
What you will learn:
what are the differences and similarities with Bitcoin
what are Smart contracts & Dapps
what solutions does it offer
what are decentralized applications
doing homework: 2-5 hours
reading presentations: 2-3 hours
How much time does it take?:
Watch this 3 minute explanation of Ethereum by its inventor Vitalik Buterin back in 2014 before Ethereum went live.