Two five-hour Zoom webinars on back-to-back days. Woo! I’m glad that’s over. But seriously, check out the recorded sessions and talks. I loved everything. Good places to start are Jim Kurose’s keynote (session 8) and the panel discussion on regulating artificial intelligence. I’m in awe of and grateful to all of the brilliant and hard-working … More UMass Amherst Symposium on Computing for the Common Good
I gave a guest lecture for a new computer science course on software entrepreneurship at the UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences. It was a pleasure to regale the students with my war stories and tales of the many lessons I learned through experience. Here are my slides. … More Slides from My Guest Lecture on Software Entrepreneurship at UMass
In the first meeting of the UMass Blockchain Developers Group, which I started, I gave an overview of decentralized identities. Here are my slides. … More My Slides on Decentralized Identity from the UMass Blockchain Developers Group Meeting
If you’ll be anywhere near Northampton, Mass. on May 10th, 2017, then make sure you swing by the World War II Club (50 Conz Street) at 6 pm. My Meetup.com group, Western Massachusetts All Things Blockchain, will be giving a presentation on Ethereum, which is a leading open source blockchain-based software project. Among other topics, … More Ethereum: What a gas! – Come to our presentation on May 10th.
I gave a blockchain presentation to my meetup group, Western Massachusetts All Things Blockchain. It’s embedded in this post. You can also see it on Slideshare. Please feel free to download the following files: Php sample code that demonstrates POW concepts; Microsoft PowerPoint XML Presentation If you use any of my material, please give me an attribution. Thanks for having a look. … More Presentation: Intro to Blockchain – And, by the way, what the heck is proof of work?
I’m psyched that I’ll be attending the “1st Annual NYU Stern FinTech Conference” at my alma mater in Greenwich Village on November 9, 2016. It’s a one-day event packed with a lot of great info about emerging technologies that promise to dramatically disrupt the financial industry (e.g., blockchain). Keynote speakers include notable Stern alumni such … More FinTech Goodness a la NYU Stern