Smart Contracts are Neither Smart Nor Contracts .. So What Are They?

Session Category :  Talk 
April 28, 2017
15:45  -  16:30

It’s hard to ignore the hype around block-chain in financial services. Nearing fever pitch, the excitement is almost palpable as banks race each other to implement this ‘revolutionary’ and disruptive technology, with block-chain labs spanning the globe. But when you cut past all the hype, what really is it? And more importantly, are we ready for it? Let’s find out.

Block-chain is the technology that underpins Bitcoin, and it’s not really new, but the artful arrangement of several pre-existing technologies. This talk is designed to be a deep dive into the block-chain technology space, covering first principles through how to apply this technology to solve real-world problems.

Keyword: Blockchain

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Session Category :  Talk