Can't be Evil - Discovering Blockstack

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## Description

It's all about fundamental digital rights. ☝️

Blockstack is a full-stack decentralized computing protocol that enables a new generation of applications where developers and users can interact fairly and securely, while curing the ills of centralized Internet design.

Mark will present an overview of Blockstack and Matt will walk you through Blockstack APIs and how this library handles everything from identity and authentication to data storage. 100% Javascript and Zero-backend development

# Preliminary agenda
18.30h - Welcome
18.45h - Blockstack - The Decentralized Computing Network
19.00h - Blockstack Developer Tools
19.15h - Q&A
19.45h - Beers, thanks to Estrella Damm :)

# Who is Mark Hendrickson?

Mark Hendrickson is a Product Manager from San Francisco with over a decade designing, developing and marketing Web and mobile applications for startups. He now lives in Barcelona in self-imposed exile having launched a number of products in Silicon Valley such as Plancast, KITE, Lift and CrunchBase.

# Who is Matt Little?
Matt is a Full-stack engineer at Blockstack, involved in blockchain related development for over 5 years. He worked as a lead developer at several startups, shipping both developer and consumer-facing products. Prior to Blockstack, Matt was a senior engineer at Hosho and lead development on an Ethereum smart contract development and testing tool suite.

# Resources
Community Resources
* https://community.blockstack.org/slack
* https://forum.blockstack.org/

Education Resources:
* Tutorials: https://docs.blockstack.org/
* whitepaper:https://blockstack.org/whitepaper.pdf
* Blog: :https://blog.blockstack.org