Tuesday 27th November 2018, 7 pm- 8:00 pm
For this event there is no need of registration
Using Bitcoin as an illustrative example, this talk will review some of the key requirements and design decisions in major cryptocurrencies. The talk will cover questions such as: How competitive mining works and why it is necessary; how blockchains are different from centralised databases and why they cannot replace each other.
Dr. Thein Tun Loakthar is the Lead Developer at the blockchain company LIFELabs.io and is a Lecturer at the Open University.