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The Taub Faculty of Computer Science Events and Talks

Haifux Club: Bitcoin - What and Why
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Daniel Brunstein
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Monday, 27.10.2014, 18:30
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Taub 2
A lecture with a life demo!

General Agenda

  • What is Bitcoin
  • Wallets (mobile, cloud, cold storage)
  • Price and Market Capacitance
  • Worldwide adoption by big corporations and merchants
  • Regulatory environment
  • Billion Dollar Markets being disrupted by Bitcoin
  • Alternative crypto-currencies and Bitcoin 2.0
  • VC investment in Bitcoin startups
  • Bitcoin in Israel
  • Bitcoin in the Academy

Technical Agenda

  • Public/private keys
  • Mining
  • Blockchain
  • Security, 51% attack
Haifux Club: Bitcoin - What and Why