[Noisebridge-discuss] FW: [hackcloyne] Talk announcement: Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Ethereum [April 22, Wed, 6:30-8pm, Woz Soda]
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> Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:31:50 -0700
> From: mitar at tnode.com
> To: hack at cloyne.org
> Subject: [hackcloyne] Fwd: [eecs-announce] Talk announcement: Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Ethereum [April 22, Wed, 6:30-8pm, Woz Soda]
> If you want to know everything about Bitcoin and its successor, Ethereum.
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> From: Dawn Song <dawnsong at gmail.com>
> Subject: [eecs-announce] Talk announcement: Bitcoin, Blockchain, and
> Ethereum [April 22, Wed, 6:30-8pm, Woz Soda]
> To: eecs-announce at eecs.berkeley.edu, secreadgroup
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> As a guest lecture in cs161 this Wed, we'll have a double feature on an
> overview of Bitcoin, Blockchain and Ethereum by Kieren Scott James-Lubin
> and Martin Becze. Come join us!
> April 22, Wed, 6:30-8pm, Woz Soda.
> Talk: Overview of Bitocoin Blockchain and future directions
> Abstract: We'll learn about the core logic of the Bitcoin Blockchain, and
> why its design decisions have led to its continual existence and success.
> We'll finish with a discussion of future directions in Blockchain
> Technology: Turing completeness, scalability, novel consensus mechanisms,
> and the practical issues of user experience and adoption.
> Bio: I'm a PhD candidate in the math department studying mathematical
> physics (specifically statistical mechanics). I'm interested in pure
> theoretical models like quantum spin systems and dimer models, but also in
> more applied topics like writing fast Gibbs samplers. I'm a contributor to
> the Ethereum Haskell client and have done some popular writing on
> 'Blockchain' technical issues.
> Title: Ethereum: a technical overview
> Abstract: In this talk we will be discussing how Ethereum smart contracts
> work at a starting at fairly low level with a goal of giving you insight on
> how to use and build smart contacts as well as understanding the limitation
> and strength of the system.
> Bio: Martin is an adventurer who likes to think about and build disturbed
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