No prior experiencenecessary.
This 2 hour workshop will walk you through the fundamentals of what a smart contract is & how it can be utilized on blockchain platforms like Ethereum.
Understand how these smart contracts are being used by all types of businesses from finance & supply chain to health care & energy to drive down costs & increase efficiencies. We will dive into where smart contracts make sense & where they don't, how you should think about their legality & how you can start to write yourown.
Additional topics covered include:
The basics of what a smart contract is & some example use cases
A deeper look at a more involved use-case: a smart contract designed to perform the function of an escrow
Hands-on with two apps using smart contracts, one by Etherisc for insurance, & the other by uPort for identity management
How smart contracts are used in crowdfunding & ICO's, & how two types of Ethereum tokens work, ERC-20 & ERC-721.
Solomon Lederer Ph.D.has over 15 years of technical experience in computer system design & programming. He has been teaching about blockchain & Ethereum for 3 years & recently co-authoredBlockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law, & Technology Solutions. Prior to working on blockchain technology, he worked at The Wall Street Journal, Morgan Stanley & BAE Systems, where he held a DoD TS (top secret) clearance to develop a novel mobile ad-hoc network for the US Air Force.
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