• Time for Students to build Apps that #CantBeEvil

    Afthonia Lab pvt Ltd

    This meetup is only for school and college students. Please RSVP through the below link for confirmation. https://blocksurvey.org/survey/blocksurvey.id.blockstack/eadae43b-d9e3-493f-ad7a-8a426751e29a This helps us to communicate as we run-up to the event till November 9th. Location: Afthonia Labs, BTM Layout, Bangalore Time for Students to build Applications that #CantBeEvil In lieu of Can't be Evil 3 app development contest approaching, we're hosting hacking sessions to support the Student community in Bangalore in developing Blockstack apps. By developing a #cantbeevil app, you'll not only produce something really cool and good for your users but you'll have the chance to win big cash prizes. Contest details to be updated by the last week of October. Don't worry if you don't have an idea to build upon, we are here to assist you to make one. If you know Javascript, you'll be able to make one in no time. Agenda: 1. Welcome & Introduction 2. Introduction to Blockstack - 15 mins ( Helps the newbies to understand Blockstack ) 3. Reflecting on Can't Be Evil 1 & 2 and demo winning apps. - 20 mins 4. Introduce Can't Be Evil 3 - 10 mins 6. Hacking live Part 1 - Blockstack Auth - 45 mins Break for Snacks and Tea - 30 Mins Part 2 - Gaia Storage - 45 mins 7. Distribute T-shirts and Goodies **NOTE that this is not a hackathon in the traditional sense: You are encouraged to get a head start on your app before coming to the session, and you're allowed to keep working on it afterward!** What we want is to give you space and resources to build a cool application that you can submit to rep Bangalore in the contest and win the prize! **We strongly recommend you complete the introductory ("Zero-to-Dapp") tutorial at https://docs.blockstack.org/develop/zero_to_dapp_1.html before coming to the session.** More about Blockstack: https://blockstack.org/technology/ From-Scratch ("Zero-to-Dapp") Tutorial: https://docs.blockstack.org/develop/zero_to_dapp_1.html React-Based Blockstack Browser (code): https://github.com/blockstack/blockstack-browser/tree/master Python Blockstack Node Reference Implementation: https://pypi.org/project/blockstack/ Connect with Blockstack and the Community: https://chat.blockstack.org Blockstack Engineering Forum: https://forum.blockstack.org/ Possibly-Useful Radiks Integration: https://github.com/blockstack-radiks/radiks

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  • Time to build Apps that #CantBeEvil

    SpringRole India Private Limited

    RSVP is done through this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdCMy4JUUT1Ohp8wUSr1fYgu8gebdzQk9rPDWdxhbDQFiVRbg/viewform Time to build Applications that #CantBeEvil In lieu of Can't be Evil 2 app development contest, we're hosting two hacking sessions to support the Bangalore community in developing some Blockstack apps. By developing a #cantbeevil app, you'll not only produce something really cool and good for your users but you'll have the chance to win up to $15,000 cash plus other prizes. See contest details at https://blockstack-evil2.devpost.com/ This is the first of two sessions that Blockstack Bangalore is hosting to support developers in building apps on blockstack. Agenda: 1. Welcome & Introduction 2. Introduction to Blockstack - 15 mins ( Helps the newbies to understand Blockstack ) 3. Reflecting on Can't Be Evil 1 and demo winning apps. - 20 mins 4. Introduce Can't Be Evil 2 - 10 mins 6. Hacking live Part 1 - Blockstack Auth - 60 mins Break for Lunch - 30 Mins Part 2 - Gaia Storage - 60 mins 7. Networking We'll kick this meetup off with some light socializing and then lunch sponsored by Blockstack (vegan and vegetarian options available). During lunch, Wilson, Kartik, and Shankar will give a brief overview of Blockstack and it's use-cases and inner workings. Then we'll have a brief collaboration session that will give people the opportunity to find co-developers (if desired), present ideas, ask questions, and get feedback. From there (around 1:00), it's work work work! We'll take a few little breaks in between, but the goal will be to have at least a good, solid start on your app by the time you leave, which you can continue to work on over the following week. **NOTE that this is not a hackathon in the traditional sense: You are encouraged to get a head start on your app before coming to the session, and you're allowed to keep working on it afterward!** What we want is to give you space and resources to build a cool application that you can submit to rep Bangalore in the contest and win the prize! **We strongly recommend you complete the introductory ("Zero-to-Dapp") tutorial at https://docs.blockstack.org/develop/zero_to_dapp_1.html before coming to the session.** The session will be held at our normal gathering spot, LocationPlease post any questions to the message board, and check out the resources below to get started! Resources More about Blockstack: https://blockstack.org/technology/ From-Scratch ("Zero-to-Dapp") Tutorial: https://docs.blockstack.org/develop/zero_to_dapp_1.html React-Based Blockstack Browser (code): https://github.com/blockstack/blockstack-browser/tree/master Python Blockstack Node Reference Implementation: https://pypi.org/project/blockstack/ Connect with Blockstack and the Community: https://chat.blockstack.org Blockstack Engineering Forum: https://forum.blockstack.org/ Possibly-Useful Radiks Integration: https://github.com/blockstack-radiks/radiks

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  • Learn how SpringRole earned $50K

    Accel LaunchPad

    SpringRole started in 2014 by matching jobs with resumes using LinkedIn’s API, It then scaled to $50K MRR before being denied access by LinkedIn itself. SpringRole has first hand experienced with centralization problems like data lock-in, they couldn’t get access to LinkedIn’s API without talking to them. Now, SpringRole has risen to the top as one of the most prominent Blockstacks dApps. They saw decentralization as a solution. User profile on SpringRole is something they can customize, enrich with different modules, get it verified and finally own it. Their mission is to cut out the noise of fake profiles and credentials while letting folks maintain ownership over their professional online profiles. Join the discussion about new monetization strategies for decentralized products, best technology stack for it and other on-going challenges for dApps. Agenda (6:00-8:30) - 5:30-6:15: Registration - 6:15-6:45: Learn how Spring Role earned 50k MRR - 6:45-7:00: App Mining -The App Growth Engine - 7:00-7:15: Technical Dive on Blockstack’s Developer Tools and APIs - 7:10-7:45: Let’s Build a dApp together (Zero-to-dApp) - 7:45-8:30: Networking Speakers: Shankar Ganesh PJ Shankar has close to 13+ years of experience in the software industry. In his current role as Staff Engineer, he has ownership of Network Control product for various public & private clouds and Micro service architecture solutions. He is also playing key role in the Decentralization technology movement by contributing towards Blockstack, Blockchain start-ups Saving Organ Mines. Mentored students to win at various hackathons. Recently recognized by Government of India at Blockchain Summit India 2019. His expertise is; not as developing intelligent systems (artificial intelligence) or building systems that can learn (machine learning), but as creating network of systems that can learn to be intelligent. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/spillaiy/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/spillaiy Kartik Mandaville Kartik is the founder and CEO of SpringRole - a machine learning based recruiting Startup. SpringRole is backed by notable investors such as - Science, Bloomberg Beta and high profile Angels like Gil Penchina and Mike Jones. He also served as the Senior Technical Advisor at Science-Inc, Handstand (on demand fitness trainers - funded by Reebok), Lenny (helps build one’s credit score) and Burst (electric toothbrushes on subscription). Kartik graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh with Masters from the Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science focusing on Big Data, Machine Learning, NLP and Bio-technology. During his time there, he was part of the IBM Watson project and worked on genome analysis with machine learning. ...and, oh yeah: • Free pizza, coffee & carbonated drinks • An awesome space to lounge around and meet new folks with similar passions *Laptop optional - we’ll be doing something fun on Blockchain space, bring your laptop ! This is going to be a GREAT evening. Whoever you are––whether experienced blockchain developer or luddite––we’d love to see you there!

  • Decentralizing the World | Bangalore Blockstack Meetup

    If you believe in ushering in the new era of decentralized internet, where applications are server-less and give users control of their own data, then Blockstack BLR is for you! Whether you're an engineer, a designer, a marketer, an entrepreneur, or simply an internet-freedom enthusiast, you'll find a home with us in the Blockstack community. Agenda: What’s wrong with the internet? What is a decentralized app? What is Blockstack? Let’s see a Blockstack app! ...and, oh yeah: • Free pizza, coffee & carbonated drinks • An awesome space to lounge around and meet new folks with similar passions *Laptop optional - we’ll be doing something fun on Blockchain space, bring your laptop ! This is going to be a GREAT evening. Whoever you are––whether experienced blockchain developer or luddite––we’d love to see you there!

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