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A Wednesday Evening with BCoin and Coin Center

  • Sep 28, 2016 · 7:00 PM

Join us Wednesday September 28th for a special evening with JJ from and Jerry Brito and Peter Van Valkenburgh from Coin Center! 


JJ, the CTO of, will talk about "BCoin", a robust and powerful full node bitcoin implementation, written in JS for node.js and browsers. JJ will discuss the following: 

• What is BCoin?

• Why it was created. 

• Who maintains it?

• Why implementing bitcoin is hard.

• What are some notable features/advantages over pre-existing wallet implementations?

• Quick demo

Coin Center AMA

After JJ’s talk, we will have a brief presentation from Jerry Brito, Executive Director of Coin Center, and Peter Van Valkenburgh, Director of Research at Coin Center. 

Coin Center, is a non-profit research and advocacy center focused on public policy issues facing cryptocurrency and decentralized computing technologies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. 

They will cover what Coin Center is and what they do and will go over their work on state money transmission regulation and securities regulation of cryptocurrencies and appcoins. After their short intro, they will have an AMA.

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