Broad Introduction to Blockchain (Podcast)

This is a 3-part podcast intro to the world of blockchain. It gives a broad introduction and doesn't assume any prior knowledge. Keep in mind that this was produced in Sept 2017, when the bull market was really heating up.

Hash Power - A Documentary on Blockchains & Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the first blockchain and so much that has followed since has built off of concepts that were first introduced with Bitcoin. For this reason, it is important to deeply understand how Bitcoin works from a technical perspective. This video gives a great in-depth technical introduction to Bitcoin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBC-nXj3Ng4

The Bitcoin Whitepaper was released on October 31, 2008 by 'Satoshi Nakamoto'. It is the original and canonical description of the Bitcoin protocol. It is definitely worth a read.

bitcoin.pdf

Ethereum

Ethereum was revolutionary because it first introduced the idea of a blockchain-based computing platform.

What is Ethereum?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_LK0t_qaPo

How does Ethereum Work?

How does Ethereum work, anyway?

Ethereum Virtual Machine

Below is a great illustrated guide to the Ethereum Virtual Machine. ([Original Link](Ethereum Virtual Machine Illustrated))