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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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OUR MOST POPULAR 1 DAY BLOCKCHAIN CLASS IS BACK!
This one sells out fast. Limited seating available.



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.
DISTILL 6 MONTHS WORTH OF INDEPENDENT RESEARCH INTO 6 HOURS
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.

Agenda

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



Instructors

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.


Prerequisites
Willingness to learn.No previous blockchain knowledge necessary.


Requirements
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.

Seating is Limited. Sign-Up Today

Clients have included Fortune 500 executives, members from the academic community, government officials, technologists, & hobbyists.If you or your company have any questions or are interested in receiving private or personalized consultation, please emailinfo@blockmatics.io
 
 
 
 
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