19 participants from various industries took part at The Blockchain Academy organized by B3 – Blockchain Business Board and held in Politecnico di Milano on December 12th-13th. Academy participants had the opportunity to grasp most of the various elements which made Bitcoin prosper that are at the crossroad of game theory, Cryptography, computer networking and data transmission as well as economic and monetary theory. The proposed approach of The Blockchain Academy is that more than a technology this is a groundbreaking cultural paradigm shift. Participants were able to study as well as practice what they have been listening from Ferdinando M. Ametrano who has been speaking about Bitcoin at Banca […]
On November 11, London hosted The Blockchain Summit presented by B3 – Blockchain Business Board. The event brought together several Blockchain technology stakeholders such as financiers, bankers, University Lecturers and startups. The conference saw two speeches in the morning oneby Garrick Hileman, Economic Historian at the University of Cambridge and London School of Economics and the other by Ferdinando M. Ametrano who teaches Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology at Politecnico di Milano. In the afternoon five selected startups presented their projects to the audience. A final Q&A was hosted before closing the event. Guests of the conference got some invaluable insights about the current state of Blockchain developments as well as an understanding of how […]
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Over the next weekend in Milan (8-9 October) some of the biggest players involved in Bitcoin will try to discuss and analyze on how to shape Bitcoin’s future to effectively tackle further scalability issues. The Scaling Bitcoin Workshop sold out some times ago: participants will gather at Politecnico di Milano, founded in 1863, the oldest university in Milan and the largest technical university in Italy. If you still want to have a chance to follow the Workshop remote participation is possible thanks to a live broadcast that will begin Saturday October 8th at 09:00 UTC. Official live stream feeds will be available through the following link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmwaDulmQtX-H8FOSQTKqMg Topics of interest […]
Ferdinando Ametrano talks about the interdipendence between blockchain and a native digital asset
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The Hyperledger Project is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features for a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers that can transform the way business transactions are conducted globally.
Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference. These apps run on a custom built blockchain, an enormously powerful shared global infrastructure that can move value around and represent the ownership of property. This enables developers to create markets, store registries of debts or promises, move funds in accordance with instructions given long in the past (like a will or a futures contract) and many other things that have not been invented yet, all without a middle man or counterparty risk. The project was crowdfunded during August 2014 by fans all around […]