Cryptocurrencies: the Future of Money? @Central

August 14, 2017 - 5:30pm-7:00pm (ended)

Cryptocurrency: The Future of Money?

Have you heard of bitcoins, Dogecoins, or Ethereum?  These cryptocurrencies are digital forms of money that are changing how some people do business on the Internet. Join us for a free lecture from students and researchers at Cal about this exciting and groundbreaking frontier in technology. Presented by Blockchain@Cal.

Monday August 14th

5:30—7:00 PM

Central Library

Community Meeting Room

 

Speakers: Alex Tran & Cliff Ahn

Alex Tran is a Blockchain at Berkeley research and development officer who has conducted her own research, led B@B research teams, and has hosted several community events about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. She is a junior at UC Berkeley, and majors in Computer Science and Philosophy.

Cliff Ahn is a Blockchain at Berkeley consultancy management officer who led a team that combined blockchain, IoT, and agriculture to assist farmers in creating an index for crop quality based on data from a variety of sensors. He is a junior at UC Berkeley, majors in Economics.

 

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