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Decrypting Crypto

  • Under the Radar Brewery 1506 Truxillo Street Houston, TX, 77004 United States (map)

Crypto, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Oh My!

The world of cryptocurrency is new for many so come make cents of it with this special talk on electronic peer to peer currency.

Intro to Blockchains: The intersection of computer science, economics, and social equality

Jim Aman

A graduate student at Rice University and co-founder of Topl, which is a blockchain startup developing a protocol to enable social impact investment.

This talk will focus on the basics of blockchain technology. We will cover why these data structures could revolutionize how people interact with their personal data. Additionally we'll answer the question; what is a bitcoin exactly?

Financial Systems and Instruments on the Blockchain


Kim Raath

Statistics (PhD) & Economics (MA) Student at Rice University | Co-founder & Head of Financial Engineering at Topl

Key Topics Include: 
Digital Currency and Double Spending
Cryptoeconomics and Smart Contracts
Security and Utility Tokens
ICO – what is it?
Fundamentals for Evaluating a Blockchain Startup

Earlier Event: April 26
Connected Cortex
Later Event: April 27
The Big Bang Theory