An O’Reilly Radar Summit Bitcoin & the Blockchain

Realities, Risks, Rewards

January 27, 2015 San Francisco, CA

Ethereum: the Programmable Blockchain and Decentralized Application Development Platform

1:10pm–1:40pm Tuesday, 01/27/2015
Location: Cowell Theater Level:
Slides:   1-PDF 

Ethereum is a platform makes in extremely easy to build a blockchain-style application that requires decentralized trust. Find out how to use Ethereum and hear about the kinds of projects that it’s being used for. This session is eligible for 1/2 Continuing Education credit from the Digital Currency Council.

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Vitalik Buterin


Vitalik Buterin is a long-time advocate and developer of cryptocurrency technologies. His first involvement in the space was as the cofounder and head writer of Bitcoin Magazine starting from 2011, and he has also written a number of software libraries to make cryptocurrency easy to use. Vitalik’s current focus is on the Ethereum project, a generalized blockchain platform he invented in November 2013, and for which he is now a core developer.

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