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Galvanize New York Presents: Trends - Blockchain/Cybersecurity

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Trends - Blockchain and Cybersecurity

** This is a Two-Part Series

Part I: Tuesday, 10/24 6:30-8:30 PM
Part II: Thursday, 10/26 6:30-8:30 PM


Description:

  • Meet the blockchain
    • Basic, high-level conceptual overview
    • Enabling technologies
      • Symmetric key cryptography
      • Hash functions, signatures
    • Mining
  • Cryptocurrencies
    • Bitcoin
    • Ethereum and smart contracts
    • Briefly touch upon some other coins and tokens
  • Cryptoeconomics
    • Decentralization and disintermediation
    • DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations)
    • ICOs (initial coin offerings) and incentives
    • Regulation and the role of the SEC
  • A note on cybersecurity
    • It's more important now than ever!
    • Why hacks keeping happening, why they will keep happening
  • Applications
    • Finance, banking
    • Moving money around
    • Voting
    • Others
  • The future
    • Industries that will be affected


Prerequisites:

This Meetup is for beginners and does not require prior programming experience.


Speaker(s/Instructor(s):

Lane is an experienced entrepreneur, computer scientist, investor, and educator based in New York City. He worked in quant finance at D. E. Shaw & Co., a New York-based hedge fund, as a software developer and quantitative analyst in Manhattan and Hong Kong. He holds an MBA in entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School and an MA in international studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Lane co-founded Seratis, a healthcare communication and care coordination platform, which was acquired in 2016. Most recently Lane founded Crypto NYC, a blockchain studio based in Brooklyn.





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Galvanize is the premiere dynamic learning community for technology. With campuses located in booming technology sectors throughout the country, Galvanize provides a community for each the following:

  • Education - part-time and full-time training in web development, data science, and data engineering

  • Workspace - whether you’re a freelancer, startup, or established business, we provide beautiful spaces with a community dedicated to supporting your company’s growth

  • Networking - events in the tech industry happen constantly on our campuses, ranging from popular Meetups to multi-day international conferences

To learn more about Galvanize, visit galvanize.com.



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