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With Solomon Lederer (Author), Sean McKeough (Founder, Blockmatics).
Sunday, December 09, 2018 at 09:00 AM   $299
Galvanize, 303 Spring St

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Want to learn what blockchains are all about? From theory to implementation, this course has you covered.With hands-on exercises, understand how to reframe your service or product using a blockchain.
Blockchain technology represents a fundamental shift in how we add value to a system by removing the need for trusted third parties. This creates the opportunity to build organizations, governments, & social networks never thought of before. The internet allowed people around the world to connect digitally.Blockchain allows people to transact & pass data back & forth in a decentralized, more transparent, more secure way.

Course Overview
1-day class. 6 hours plus a 1-hr break for lunch.
After taking this course our graduates walk away with a solid foundation & understanding of how consensus is achieved in distributed systems, how smart contracts can facilitate automated business logic, the different types of blockchains available, & why this technology is going to disintermediate industries.


Hands-on with bitcoin & wallets
Using a blockchain explorer
Technical overview: Hashing, Mining, Nonces & Difficulty
Use cases of blockchains: Supply Chain, Insurance, Finance & More
Varieties of blockchains: Public, Private, Hybrids
Blockchain deficiencies
Hands-on with blockchain products: OpenBazaar andEtherisc
Launching your own blockchain on Microsoft Azure
Group hands-on: Creating a blockchain service


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-authored Blockchain: 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.

Sean T. McKeough, has over 8 years of tactical event management & operational experience. He recently served as technical editor for the McGraw-Hill textbook, Blockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law, & Technology Solutions. He has been teaching about blockchain for over a year.

Willingness to learn.No previous blockchain knowledge necessary.

Laptop, Chrome browser (with ability to install plugins).

Past Graduates Said

"Great overview on blockchain, bitcoin & real-life applications of the technology."

- Lisa Yokoyama, VP Digital Product, American Express

"The instructors were on steriods! Hold onto your hat & enjoy the Blockchain ride."

- Cathy Smith, Developer, UBS

"Great overview & hands on training of blockchain with real world applications & use cases. Highly recommend & looking forward to attending future sessions.."

-DoriLiszkai,IoT Security Specialist

"Made the business case for blockchain technology clear"

-Thomas Strahm, Visiting Scholar, Columbia Law School

Upon completion of the course aCertificate of Completionwith your name will be published on the EthereumBlockchain.

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