Blockchains are revolutionary, but they are not entirely new. Instead, they borrow from various technologies and plug commonly used tools together in a way that aligns incentives of its participants in a way that ensures a stable and decentralized network.
Learn all about nodes, proof-of-work, merkle trees, coinbases and hash functions.
Speaker: Leo Weese
Prior knowledge in networks, computer science, economics and cryptography is useful, but not necessary.
Supported by: Garage Society (http://www.thegaragesociety.com/)