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Bitcoin Practical Workshop


As a follow on from the introduction on the 9th of Jan a workshop demo session will take place on the 29th to give practical Bitcoin knowledge. The class will be based around demos of some common Bitcoin wallet, software and exchange services

The material will cover

-How to generate a secure password? Whats entropy and why is it important? Whats a password manager?

-How to sign up to an exchange?

-What is an exchange? Why are the prices different on different exchanges? Which are the most common/liquid exchanges and factors to be aware of?

-Which wallets are available/can I use to store coins?

-How do I make paper backups/offline wallets? 

-Whats a BIP?

-What's cryptography and what's it got to do with Bitcoin?

-Practical financial considerations from a Bitcoin perspective such as trade accounting

I will lead this class with the help of other community members

Thanks and looking forward to seeing you there

Ronan Lynch

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  • douglas

    look what i found: CPU mining \o/

    March 10, 2014

  • douglas

    Great Workshop, it was great meet people interesting in bitcoin and crypto currency, its good have a good chat, because a lot people just laugh of you and says you are crazy, i am crypto currency user for 8 months :P , ( i am a miner) \o/, me and 2 developers create a coin called: we will give away right now 30 SPC for the first 20 comments.

    check out:

    p.s.: i am looking for investors, partners, developers who believe in that idea.

    2 · January 30, 2014

    • douglas

      hi guys we got or first exchange for spirecoin , https://alt-exchange.b...­ trade your coins \o/

      February 20, 2014

    • RichardC

      Hi Douglas, Id be interested in seeing a demonstration of Spirecoin at next weeks meetup. See you there.

      February 21, 2014

  • douglas

    Why Mt. Gox, the World’s First Bitcoin Exchange, is Dying

    February 10, 2014

  • douglas

    a curious thing : to find 1 bitcoin now on a ati 7970 will take ....

    597 years, 208 days (can vary greatly depending on your luck)

    so are you want mine bitcoin? or another currency? an?

    1 · January 30, 2014

    • Adam B.

      and also (on my other laptop) - Pentium (R) Dual-Core CPU T4300 @ 2.10GHz (2 CPUs), ~ 2.1GHz

      January 30, 2014

    • Adam B.

      neither of them works

      January 30, 2014

  • Michal P.

    Fantastic to meet you guys. Really good meeting and great people. Hope to see you soon again.

    January 30, 2014

  • A.

    Great workshop, interesting examples and advice given by both the speaker, and people in the audience. May be worth spending a bit more time in the future showcasing dummy transactions as it can be hard to follow the mouse sometimes on a big screen.

    January 30, 2014

  • David C.

    Hi Folks, Unfortunately couldn't hang around this evening after the talk but had to shoot off. I thought the talk was quite interesting and it was great turn out. Does anyone remember the name of the guy from the 1700's that the gentleman from Cork mentioned?


    January 29, 2014

  • Michal P.

    Standing on the street outside can anybody help me to find the venue?

    January 29, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Apologies for last minute change, I've released my spot since I won't make it.

    January 29, 2014

  • Vincent

    Turns out I won't be able to make this evening after all. Hopefully someone else can benefit.

    January 29, 2014

  • Adam B.

    Can't make it - something came up so a spot is available for one lucky person!

    January 27, 2014

    • Marcin S

      Thanks for the spot Adam! Much appreciated:)

      1 · January 29, 2014

    • Adam B.

      Hope you have a productive evening Marcin - last week was great.

      1 · January 29, 2014

  • douglas

    hi guys i will be there , i am in a big project for crypto currency i am looking for developers and investors to help me, i hope find someone interests as well in bitcoins and crypto currency. thank u

    January 29, 2014

  • Dermot C.

    Looks like I wont be able to make it so might be a slot for someone else. Hope to make the next meeting.

    January 29, 2014

  • Michal P.

    Can I just come in or I really have to wait for open spot? I can pay whatever free at the doors

    January 29, 2014

  • Derek O.

    I'm sorry but I will be unable to make it to Dublin this evening now. I hope to get to the next meeting.

    January 29, 2014

  • Ronan L.

    Great to see such a high sign up level, I'm going to be demoing and explaining services. The level of the meetup well assume minimal practical knowledge of Bitcoin. Looking forward to seeing you all there. If you cannot make it please update your status. Fees go to paying for the space and any excess rolls into paying to book the space on a more permanent basis. Cheers, Ronan

    1 · January 27, 2014

  • Fergus M.

    where is the best place to buy bitcoins

    2 · January 27, 2014

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