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Bitcoin Core Training (2 day course)- London, UK

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79-81 Paul Street

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EC2A 4NQ

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This 2 day Bitcoin technical training is co-organised by London Bitcoin Devs (@LDNBitcoinDevs) and @BitKnow.

If you are from a particular industry e.g. insurance, asset management, banking etc and want to understand how Bitcoin is impacting your industry (and could impact your industry in future)....

If you are new to Bitcoin and have some basic programming experience....

If you are a Bitcoiner who wants to understand the technical side to a greater extent...

If you are an experienced developer working in corporate who wants to contribute to Bitcoin...

Then this course is for you.

The training will cover the following topics:

AGENDA:

Part 1 - presented by @BitKnow

Intro/Why Bitcoin matters:

  • Traditional banking and Bitcoin what’s changing and why

Monetary Principles and Economics

  • The evolution of money and monetary standards
  • Fiat currency vs. Gold Standard
  • How do money currently work:
    • Types of Money (M0, MB, M1, M2, M3, MZM)
    • Money Supply
    • Fractional reserve
  • Hard vs. Soft money
  • Economic Theory:
    • Overview - Kynesian vs. Austrian school of Economic

Where Bitcoin gets its value from

  • Bitcoin financial incentive mechanism (Byzantine General's Problem, network security)

Bitcoin Protocol components:

  • Bitcoin installation/full node vs. light client
  • Bitcoin security principles
  • Blocks and Blockchain definitions
  • Mempool
  • Tx verification
  • Privacy

Bitcoin Data Analysis:

  • Block size average (size and number of transactions per block)
  • Bitcoin market cap/Transaction value
  • Transactions fees
  • Halving
  • Mining:
    • Costs, hardware value
    • Network statistics
    • Mining difficulty
    • Mining Payout

Part 2 - presented by @michaelfolkson

Installing Bitcoin Core:

  • Building and configuring Bitcoin Core
  • Initial Blockchain Download
  • Different types of Bitcoin full node
  • The development process of Bitcoin Core

Bitcoin Core CLI (Command Line Interface)

  • Connecting to the Bitcoin Network
  • Generating private keys, public keys and Bitcoin addresses
  • Decoding Bitcoin transactions

Bitcoin Script

  • Standard transaction scripts (P2PKH, P2SH, P2WSH)
  • Multisignature scripts
  • Advanced scripting (timelocks, hashlocks)

Lightning Network

  • The challenges when scaling Bitcoin
  • How the Lightning Network operates today
  • Next steps for experimenting with Lightning

Special thanks to CoinDesk Meetups for hosting this event.

For any questions on the course please reach out on Eventbrite or send a message on Twitter.

London Bitcoin Devs on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ldnbitcoindevs

London Bitcoin Devs on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAcGdRw9Q-Ga_0Eap9_D_NQ

London Bitcoin Devs on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/London-Bitcoin-Devs/

BitKnow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BitKnow?lang=en

BitKnow on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYa3V18xMgDCzs5Ae3qQIMQ?view_as=subscriber

Bitcoin and Blockchain London on Meetup : https://www.meetup.com/meetup-group-CTLvxHDd/

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