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Berkeley Blockchain Meetup Wanxiang Blockchain   


THE TOPICS

◇GAME THEORY&NETWORK ATTRACKS: HOW TO DESTORY BITCOIN

In this lecture, Max Fang and Philip Hayes will present a comprehensive treatment of the game theoretical and network vulnerabilities in Bitcoin with an emphasis on lesser-known attacks and academic work showing that the Bitcoin protocol is not game-theoretically sound.


GUEST SPEAKERS

◇Max Fang

Max Fang is the President of Blockchain at Berkeley, a co-founder and main lecturer for our Cryptocurrency DeCal, as well as a rising UC Berkeley senior studying Computer Science and Economics. He currently interns for the Lightning Network.

◇Philip Hayes

Philip Hayes is a technical mentor for Blockchain at Berkeley, co-founder and lecturer of the Cryptocurrency DeCal, and a rising senior studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Max and Philip previously worked on a P2P Bitcoin mixing network protocol. Philip is also a contributer to the Lightning Network.


THE HOST

Wanxiang Blockchain Labs

Funded by China Wanxiang Holdings back in 2015, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs is a frontier research institution focusing on blockchain technology. It is also the secretariat of ChinaLedger Alliance. The Labs has been garthering experts in this field to work on technological development, business applications, industrial strategy and other aspects, to provide guidance for entrepreneurs, and to provide reference for the development of the industry and policy making, to contribute to the society and economy with blockchain technology.

Since its creation, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs has been promoting the awareness and development of blockchain in China by hosting global blockchain summits, as well as other efforts, including blockchain related publication, research report, open-source project sponsorship. 


The Official Website of Wanxiang Blockchain

http://www.wxblockchain.com/



CONTACT US

Address: 

463 Tanggu Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai, China

Landline: 

021-56296639


Note: The Speech is in English

This event sign-in starts from 10:30

Organizer:

Wanxiang Blockchain Labs

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Date Time

2017-08-16 11:00 - Start

2017-08-16 13:30 - End

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Address
  • 中国 上海 虹口区
  • F19, No.463 Tanggu Road