Blockchain and the Transformation of Trust

Thursday, September 27, 2018

North City Tech Meetup, Monday, October 1, 2018, 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Speaker: James Pauley, Jr.

Blockchain technology has been driving a growing investment and startup frenzy over the past three years. This was highlighted recently with the exponential growth and volatility in valuation of the currencies and tokens based upon blockchain protocols.

This talk will introduce the concept of a blockchain and why solutions based upon this evolving technology are positioned to become as revolutionary for management of value exchange and trust transactions on the internet as HTML was for information exchange.

Resources to develop a basis of understanding for our discussion.
  • “A Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain Technology” Coindesk
  • “The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology” William Mougayar
  • “Blockchain Economy” William Mougayar – Ted Talk
  • “Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World” Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott
  • “How the blockchain is changing money and business” Don Tapscott – Ted talk.
  • “Blockchain company Bitpesa wants to transform payments in Africa” Elizabeth Rossiello, Founder on CNBC
James Pauley is a retired Microsoft employee and founder of Sojourn Information Systems. He is a blockchain and crypto currency professional and consults on blockchain and cryptocurrency-based solutions for business and individuals.

Everyone is invited, there is no fee. You may RSVP at our Meetup page, but feel free to show up without registration.

The North City Tech Meetup is a free meetup, usually the first Monday of each month at one of the North End libraries: Shoreline, Lake Forest Park or Kenmore.


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