2018 Session Description

Playing with the chain of trust

For adults (teens welcome) • 60 minutes
Category: Learning
Friday 1:30pm • Court 5
Time and location subject to change (what isn’t?)

Anonymous yet transparent.
Lawless yet immutable.
Secure yet vulnerable.

In this session we will explore and experiment with the future of money, contracts, and trust. Participants should bring a phone, tablet, or computer.

There might be cookies.

The Skinny: 3 things you will do in this session

  • Learn the basics of cryptocurrencies
  • Setup a wallet on our phones
  • Exchange money in our peer-to-peer marketplace

Copyright: tzido / 123RF Stock Photo

James McAnanama
Burlington, ON

James is an embedded software designer at L-3 Wescam where he gets paid to play every day. He is amazed by how much has changed in the area of electronics and software – once only accessible to those who were afraid to talk to girls, electronics is now open to all who wish to dream, design, and create things that blink, beep, move, and entertain.

As a father, James likes to create blinky, beepy, bopping things for his kids to enjoy (his kids would rather play with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toys…).

James is a returning presenter. Click to see what they’ve presented in the past.


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