The blockchain and web3 represent arguably the most polarizing emerging technologies driving today's business decisions. Some are placing billion dollar bets, while others insist it is a scam. Unfortunately, even as blockchain dominates the headlines there is a strong lack of understanding of the technology, its application, and its relevance to industries and individuals. Speculative cryptocurrencies and absurd NFT valuations have only served to skew a technology whose decentralized, trustless, and transparent attributes could profoundly change the world. This course will attempt to separate the facts from the buzz and the BS and walk you through the core elements to make you more knowledgeable on the topic, and allow you to come to your own conclusions about whether the technology is relevant to you.