ETH101: Fundamentals of Ethereum & Decentralization

ETH101: Fundamentals of Ethereum & Decentralization
Free

Type: meetup
Official Website
Sat 11 Aug, 2018
01:00:00
San Francisco/CA/United States
The Den @ Serendipia Nest 717 Union Street

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Description

Ethereum has been called the "World's Computer" for its ability to decentralize transactions, code, and networks.
The Bitcoin network is Blockchain technology's first true use case, which allows for decentralized transactions of currency. Ethereum was developed to expand Bitcoin's capabilities to allow developers to create truly decentralized applications. It combines payments and code into a self-sustaining network like nothing we have seen before.
In this hands-on workshop you will break down the fundamentals of the Ethereum network and understand how it works. Follow an Ethereum transaction from end to end, and note the differences from Bitcoin's Blockchain.

| Audience:
This workshop is designed for people who are new to cryptocurrencies, curious entrepreneurs looking to get into ICO's and Blockchain technology, and anyone who wants to gain a stronger understanding of the Blockchain space.

| Key Takeaways:
- Understand Ethereum as a whole
- How the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) works
- The Ethereum community, Tokens, and innovation mechanisms
- The decentralized application (DApp) landscape
- Understand how transactions occur on the Ethereum Blockchain
- Nodes and mining in Ethereum
- Smart contract vs. wallet addresses

Please bring your laptop or tablet to the workshop for maximum productivity.
Please arrive early! Event begins promptly at the start time.

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