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UniForum Chicago: Conrad Barski's Bitcoin Super Crash Course

  • Feb 25, 2014 · 7:00 PM
  • Illinois Institute of Technology - Rice Campus

NEW TOPIC

UniForum Chicago is proud to announce the topic for the February 25, 2014 General meeting: "Conrad's Bitcoin Super Crash Course" by Conrad Barski.

Our meetings are free and open to the public and begin promptly at 7pm at the IIT Rice Campus in Wheaton, IL.  Additional information regarding this presentation can be found at  http://www.uniforumchicago.org

Hope to see you there!

ABSTRACT

This course includes a description of how bitcoin works, how to buy & use bitcoins, technical details on the design of bitcoin, and (if there's interest) some examples of performing bitcoin transactions programatically.


BIO

Conrad Barski is a medical doctor and software developer working for Wolters Kluwer on a software system for sepsis screening in hospitals. He is also the author of "Land of Lisp". 

Conrad last spoke on Jaunary 14th before the Chicago Web Profesionals Meetup group. He has writing a book on Bitcoin which is scheduled to come out on Amazon on July 25th http://www.amazon.com/Bitcoin-Befuddled-Conrad-Barski-M-D/dp/1593275730 


Another article of interest that talks about one of his Bitcoin endeavors: http://www.coindesk.com/cointagion-unveils-no-touch-e-commerce-for-bitcoins/

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  • sharan

    February 26, 2014

  • sharan

    I posted some links in the discussions section....

    February 26, 2014

  • sharan

    Learned a lot of the history and background of this whole digital currency thing....I would say we need a deep self examining social discussion one of these days too!

    February 26, 2014

  • John R.

    Neat demo. Great history. Good explanations.

    February 25, 2014

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