An Introduction to Blockchain

McMaster University
Wed, Feb 23, 6:00 PM (EST)

About this event

Nowadays we are increasingly hearing about crypto currencies and NFTs, but how do these technologies work and what makes blockchain such an important topic in these areas. During this event we will go over a brief history of blockchain and bitcoin and at the end a quick demo of a simple blockchain implementation will be shown.


What are we going to cover?

  • What is blockchain and its history.
  • Why has blockchain been through a sudden rise in popularity?
  • The relationship between blockchain and crypto-currencies.
  • Build your very own blockchain with the help of Python.


Requirements:

Python 3


How to RSVP and Attend:

RSVP should be through the GDSC event website as usual. The event will take place on zoom and it will also be recorded 

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