Talk: Decode a Bitcoin transaction, Project: Crypto-Lightning ATM

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Paralelni Polis

Dělnická 43 · Prague

How to find us

We will be in the hackerspace in the basement - towards the front of the building.

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This week will be a short talk about decoding Bitcoin transactions. We will go step-by-step through the process, learning about the key elements that you will need to understand this fundamental building block of Bitcoin.

After the talk we will research and hack on our latest project: A Cryptocurrency-to-Lightning ATM. We will to start with a simple proof-of-concept (script or web page) to show that it is possible. Resources for this project:


Carlos Garcia Ortiz is a software developer with a multidisciplinary background including finance and agricultural engineering, currently interested in cryptocurrencies and the technology behind them.


This event is part of an ongoing series where we learn together by researching and hacking on new technologies. If you're interested in learning how professional programmers work on real projects, this is the event for you.

You can find our projects in our group's GitHub page:

We will be meeting at Paralelni Polis, an alternative cafe which hosts many different events relating to creativity and technology. The event will be in the "Hackerspace" which is located in the basement below the cafe. If you have trouble finding us, just ask around - someone will know about us.