Who Needs the Internet Anyway: Taking Bitcoin Transactions Offline

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Bitcoin is considered to be currency of the internet. But what happens if someone has a poor internet connection, or loses it entirely? Neil takes a look at the technologies being built to keep Bitcoin running regardless of network disruptions, including Blockstream Satellite and goTenna mesh networks.

The Speaker:

Neil Woodfine
Neil joined the Bitcoin industry in 2014, working across a number of verticals such as exchange (OKCoin), payments (Remitsy and Wyre), and infrastructure (Blockstream). Neil is also a lead author on the Cerberus storage protocol, and regularly contributes insight on the Bitcoin market to publications such as WSJ, Bloomberg, BBC, SCMP, and SBS.

Door opening: 18:30
Talk start: 19:00

Sponsors:
SEBA Bank (https://www.seba.swiss)