Bitcoin for Individuals 101

Category
Individual Class
Date
2019-05-15 13:00
Venue
Bitcoin Embassy New Hampshire - 661 Marlboro Street
Keene, US
Telephone
603-835-3211
Email
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Bitcoin 101 for Individuals

Note:

Bitcoin 101 is a prerequisite to all other classes. Experienced users may receive a waiver of this requirement.

Requirements:

Laptop, Tablet or Smartphone with wifi capability (Free wifi provided). Be sure to know all passwords necessary to install an app on your device.

Topics:

  • A Brief History of Money. Discuss the history of money, how it came about and how it is used.
  • Basic Economics, Old School (the Austrian School).  Economics and money evolved dramatically in the 20th Century; for good and not so good. We discuss the supply of money, inflation and whether our money holds it's purchasing power. 
  • The Rise of Central Banking.  The idea of a central bank took root in America during the early part of the 20th century, and this has had serious implications on money.
  • The Rise of the Cypherpunks.  Beginning in the 1970's a movement began which would forever change how we think of digital money.
  • Satoshi Nakamoto and Birth of Bitcoin.  With a whitepaper released on October 31, 2008 (in the midst of a worldwide monetary crisis) a person or group under the pseudonym "Satoshi Nakamoto" a new worldwide currency was born. Based on advanced mathematical principles, heavy encryption and an idea of protecting the value of money Bitcoin becomes known to the world.  
  • The Crypto World Expands. After Bitcoin's breakthrough successes, the ideas behind cryptocurrency and blockchain are applied to a variety of real world problems. 
  • Keeping our money safe.  We discuss the responsibilities needed to protect our digital assets, and best practices to do so. 

Practical Exercises:

  • Create a cryptocurrency Wallet
  • Learn how to send and receive cryptocurrency
  • Learn how to buy cryptocurrency using our cryptocurrency vending machine
  • Learn how to pay with cryptocurrency at retail locations.
  • Learn how to request a payment from another cryptocurrency user.

Description:

Donations accepted ($99 or equivalent in cryptocurrency recommended)

 
 

All Dates

  • 2019-05-24 15:00
  • 2019-05-15 13:00
  • 2019-05-03 19:00
  • 2019-05-02 13:00
  • 2019-04-18 12:00
  • 2019-01-25 18:00
  • 2019-01-17 13:00
  • 2019-01-09 13:00
  • 2018-12-03 13:00
  • 2018-11-27 13:00
  • 2018-11-20 12:00
  • 2018-11-16 19:00
  • 2018-11-13 13:00
  • 2018-11-02 19:00
  • 2018-10-23 13:00
  • 2018-10-19 19:00
  • 2018-10-09 13:00
  • 2018-10-05 19:00
  • 2018-09-28 19:00
  • 2018-09-19 13:00
  • 2018-09-15 11:00

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