Distributed Saturdays! A Bi-Weekly, Protocol-Agnostic, Learning Event
Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

Distributed Saturdays! A Bi-Weekly, Protocol-Agnostic, Learning Event

Ride the Rocket ship to DISTRIBUTED SATURDAYS! A bi-weekly, peer-to-peer, protocol-agnostic learning fest for ALL knowledge levels, technical and non-technical.

TODAY'S GRAND SCHEDULE
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Peer-to-Peer Learning
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM How to Mine Workshop
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Intro to Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum + Nakamoto's Market Game
1:00PM to 3:00 PM White Paper Book Club: MimbleWimble

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SCHEDULE DETAILS

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Peer-to-Peer Learning

• For those interested in the technical side, no DLT programming language experience necessary. Would be great if you've coded in something, but pure interest goes a long way. Self-learning programs include...
- CryptoZombies: Great primer on Solidity http://www.cryptozombies.io
- Ethernaut: Smart contract tutorial https://ethernaut.zeppelin.solutions/
- Hyperledger Composer: Build a Hyperledger solution from scratch
https://hyperledger.github.io/composer/v0.19/tutorials/tutorials.html
...and more.

• If you've got a project you're working on or something you'd like to further your understanding of with others, please bring it!

• Bring your laptops!

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10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Learn How to Mine!

***FEATURED EVENT THIS SATURDAY!***
Yuriy Lavor, Director of UMining and Founder of Sunrich, a blockchain loyalty program, will lead us through why mining is important and how to get into mining.

10:30am - 11:00am Networking
11:00am - 12:00pm Mining Workshop
12:00pm - 12:15pm Q & A
12:15pm - 12:30pm Sunrich

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11:00 AM to 1:30 PM - Blockchain 101 for Non-Technical People

• We'll break down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain is, and how it will benefit you.

• This week's Blockchain 101 angle is Blockchain + Nakamoto's Market Blockchain Game

11:00am - 12:00pm Blockchain 101
12:00pm - 12:15pm Q&A
12:15pm - 12:20pm Break
12:20pm - 1:20pm Blockchain Roleplaying Game
1:20pm - 1:30pm Q&A + Where Will You Go From Here?

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1:00PM to 3:00 PM White Paper Book Club: MimbleWimble

Come with us for a deep dive into a different White Paper vision every two weeks!

This Saturday, join your fellow Starfish community members in breaking down and analyzing MimbleWimble

Join the White Paper Telegram!
https://t.me/joinchat/F7df-U5XZf8GTSv900RRIg

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Telegram supergroup for this event:
https://t.me/DistributedSaturdaysSF

RSVP:

https://www.meetup.com/Starfish-Mission/events/cgtlkqyzcbzb/

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Solidity Saturdays: P2P Learning
Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

Solidity Saturdays: P2P Learning

Come join your friends at the SF Ethereum Meetup for Solidity Saturdays!
We're building a top notch peer-to-peer learning community around the Solidity programming language and working with the Ethereum blockchain.

No Solidity experience is necessary (but it would be great if you've coded in something). Pure interest goes a long way.

For starters, we run through CryptoZombies game. It's a great primer on the language: http://www.cryptozombies.io

From there, we're still tinkering. There is so much innovation going on and so much work to be done. Honestly, the most effective means of collectively growing out of the basics is an open question. Some valuable resources as well...

• SpaceDoggos: https://www.bitdegree.org/courses/learn-solidity-space-doggos/
• Ethernaut: https://ethernaut.zeppelin.solutions/
• Ethereum Pet Shop: http://truffleframework.com/tutorials/pet-shop

If you've got a project you're working on or something you'd like to further your understanding of with others, please bring it!

If you'd like to help others with their projects, come on down!

Bring your laptops!

Telegram supergroup for this event:
https://t.me/sf_ethereum_ss

Solidity Saturdays is a part of Distributed Saturdays: A bi-weekly blockchain & protocol-agnostic learning fest for all knowledge-levels, technical and non-technical.

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/SF_Ethereum/events/hbkflqyxqbtb/

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Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum 101 for Non-Technical Cats
Dec
15
10:30 AM10:30

Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum 101 for Non-Technical Cats

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Starfish-Mission/events/256949969/

Are you tired of pretending that you know what Bitcoin & Ethereum is, what blockchain technology is...what A blockchain is for that matter???

Come to Starfish and we'll patiently guide you through the blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum jungle. You'll go in totes Blockchain Basic and come out as one Badass Blockchain Bitc...uhhhh...coin...er .

***This introductory class is for non-technical cats.***

10:30 AM - Networking
Starfish Mission is a protocol-agnostic, Blockchain co-working space and community hub run by you, the community. We welcome both non-technical and technical blockchain enthusiasts, explorers, developers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and investors of ALL knowledge levels. Come meet your peers and see what road your new-found connections will take you down.

11:00 AM - What is Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum &
Why Should I Care?
We'll start off by breaking down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum are, and how it will benefit you, your business, and humanity.

12:00 PM - Blockchain + Nakamoto's Market: Blockchain Role-playing Game

12:30 PM - Q&A

12:45 PM - Where will you go from here?
And finally, what is it about blockchain technology that attracted you and what would you like to do with the knowledge that you're gaining in this space?

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DISTRIBUTED SATURDAYS
This Basics of Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum class is a part of "Distributed Saturdays", a bi-weekly, peer-to-peer blockchain and protocol-agnostic learning fest for both technical and non-technical people of ALL knowledge levels. Distributed Saturdays is a Starfish event held in partnership with SF Ethereum.

Telegram: https://t.me/DistributedSaturdaysSF

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STARFISH MISSION
Starfish Mission is a pioneering hub for the blockchain community - founded by the Starfish Network. We are dedicated to creating spaces and learning opportunities for the community which inspires us; to change commerce, communication and governance, effectively upgrading the operating system of our world.

Why Starfish? Starfish are decentralized, resilient organisms with no central control unit. All the arms communicate with each other to decide where to move next.

We are Starfish. You are Starfish.

Contact info @ starfish.network
Visit http://starfish.network/
Follow https://twitter.com/starfishsf
Telegram: https://t.me/starfishnetwork

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SF ETHEREUM
SF Ethereum is a mission-driven organization that provides a forum for those interested in the movement towards decentralization, accountability, increased security, and transparency of business and government entities through the use of Ethereum blockchain technology.

Visit: https://www.meetup.com/SF_Ethereum/
Follow: @SFEthereum

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Mining Mania! Learn How to Mine
Dec
15
10:30 AM10:30

Mining Mania! Learn How to Mine

Yuriy Lavor, Director of UMining and Founder of Sunrich, a blockchain loyalty program, will lead us through why mining is important and how to get into mining.

10:30am - 11:00am Networking
11:00am - 12:00pm Mining Workshop
12:00pm - 12:15pm Q & A
12:15pm - 12:30pm Sunrich



DISTRIBUTED SATURDAYS
This Basics of Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum class is a part of "Distributed Saturdays", a bi-weekly, peer-to-peer blockchain and protocol-agnostic learning fest for both technical and non-technical people of ALL knowledge levels. Distributed Saturdays is a Starfish event held in partnership with SF Ethereum.

Telegram: https://t.me/DistributedSaturdaysSF

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Starfish-Mission/events/256959875/

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Come learn about TRON and the TRON Accelerator!
Dec
15
12:30 PM12:30

Come learn about TRON and the TRON Accelerator!

This workshop will walk attendees through an introduction to TRON, "the world’s largest decentralized network", and allow time for questions. The TRON Accelerator will also be introduced where $1m is up for grabs in the next month for TRON Dapp developers.

Workshop leader bios:
Eric Chen
Technical Lead Manager at TRON
Eric Chen is leading the U.S. technical integration team at TRON Foundation. Eric is also a serial entrepreneur for over 10 years. He is a crypto enthusiast who became interested in Bitcoin as early as 2010 and has been involved with several blockchain projects as co-founder/technology advisor since 2015.

Francesco Sullo
After developing experimental Open Source projects on Ethereum (0xNIL and Tweedentity among others) Francesco joined Tron in September, becoming Technical Lead Manager in December. Before he worked in the Growth Team at Yahoo as a full-stack engineer and in Turo as Android engineer. Furthermore, he founded many startups. Last one was Passpack, an online password manager for teams and one of the first Host-proof Hosting apps in the world. In his spare time, he plays music and writes stories. More at https://francesco.sullo.co

Alvin Xu
Developer Community Business Development
Alvin Xu is leading TRON's Developer Community development, currently leading TRON Accelerator competition. Previously, Alvin was leading business development in Blockchain, VR/AR, smart hardware and IoT fields.

About TRON
TRON is dedicated to accelerating the decentralization of the Internet through blockchain technology and decentralized applications.Founded in September 2017 by Justin Sun, the company has delivered a series of achievements, including Mainnet launch on May 2018, network independence on June 2018, and TRON Virtual Machine launch on August 2018. July 2018 also marked the acquisition of BitTorrent, a pioneer in decentralized services.

TRON is the world’s largest decentralized network and new projects like Project Atlas will connect BitTorrent to the world of Blockchain, enabling faster downloads and torrent lifetimes, creating a tokenized content ecosystem that benefits 100M+ existing users.

Contact:
–For developer technical questions, please connect with us on Discord (https://discordapp.com/invite/FYgVYD9); for TRON developer’s documentation, please visit the TRON Developer Hub (https://developers.tron.network/); for source code, please visit our Github (https://github.com/tronprotocol); for more future TRON Community events, please join our Meetup group (https://www.meetup.com/troncommunity/); for any other questions, please contact our Developer Community Division at dapp@tron.network.
Follow:
For Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Youtube: @tronfoundation

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Starfish-Mission/events/257191568/

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Starfish! Let's Join the SF Bitcoin Meetup for Their Annual 2018 Holiday Party!
Dec
15
6:00 PM18:00

Starfish! Let's Join the SF Bitcoin Meetup for Their Annual 2018 Holiday Party!

Hey, Starfish! Yeah you!

The San Francisco Bitcoin Meetup group will be celebrating their Big Annual Holiday Party at Starfish Mission and you're invited.

It's been a rough year...but you believers are still in it to win it. Let's share our highs, our lows, have fun, let go, and weather this Crypto Winter together this Saturday night. You deserve it you, trailblazer, youuuuu!

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Starfish-Mission/events/257098755/

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Mechanism Design Working Group
Dec
18
6:30 PM18:30

Mechanism Design Working Group

The Mechanism Design Working Group (t.me/mechanismdesigners) is for collaborative learning about strategic design, game theory and dynamic systems in blockchain, decentralized networks and beyond.

Our iterative, peer-to-peer co-learning format cycles through 6 week units*, structuring qualitative and quantitative exploration answering "what/who, why, how, when/where" about mechanism design topics.

• Follow along with reading materials on -->
- Are.na: bit.ly/mechanism-design_arena
- Google Drive: bit.ly/mechanism-design_drive

• Up-to-date info & materials on Telegram: t.me/mechanismdesigners
^^ including the remote meeting link for that week via Google Hangouts

The Mechanism Design Working Group meets weekly on Tuesdays (6:30 – 8:30 pm) in the Starfish Network Workshop Room (1535 Mission St., San Francisco).

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SF Psychedelic Society Holiday Gathering & Potluck!
Dec
20
7:00 PM19:00

SF Psychedelic Society Holiday Gathering & Potluck!

Join us for a Holiday Gathering and Potluck at our last community meeting of 2018! Please bring a gift of food or beverage to share!

The purpose of this gathering is to facilitate connection and community amongst folks in the SF bay area who are interested in psychedelics. We will provide cacao, a holiday raffle and breakout groups. Group topics such as microdosing, integration and psychedelics 101 for newcomers. 

Larissa Maier will be joining us to give a 20 minute presentation on the Global Drug Survey and some of the interesting results that have come of their work. Thank you, Larissa!

San Francisco Psychedelic Society is evolving to have more more frequent and diverse events in the Bay Area. Join us for our holiday potluck community meeting to get involved and meet others!

We are asking a $5-20 donation, at the door nobody turned away. 

Find community, get informed and share your gifts with our bustling community of about 9k in the Bay.
*we are on the second floor

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Starfish-Mission/events/257228674/

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The Hard Fork Series: BCH-ABC vs. BCH-SV - Starfish Mission
Jan
16
6:00 PM18:00

The Hard Fork Series: BCH-ABC vs. BCH-SV - Starfish Mission

We will be kicking off the Hard fork series by discussing the reason and long-term impact of the hard fork of BCH, and how the underlying causes of historical hard forks.

Resources to Review:

1. Op-Ed: The Bitcoin Cash 'Hash War' was Never [Just] about the Hash - https://www.ccn.com/op-ed-the-bitcoin-cash-hash-war-was-never-just-about-the-hash/

2. Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Update: Is it Over? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IcJTBxSk1o&t=29s

3. Updated: What to Expect During the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork - https://blog.coinbase.com/what-to-expect-during-the-bitcoin-cash-hard-fork-f15fd03687db

4. Updated: What to Expect During the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork - https://blog.coinbase.com/what-to-expect-during-the-bitcoin-cash-hard-fork-f15fd03687db

5. OKEx Rebuffs Market Manipulation Claims Over Early Bitcoin Cash Futures Settlement - https://cointelegraph.com/news/okex-rebuffs-market-manipulation-claims-over-early-bitcoin-cash-futures-settlement

Meeting Agenda:

1. Networking - 6:00pm - 6:25pm
2. Presentation - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
3. Q/A - 7:00pm - 7:15pm
4. Networking - 7:15pm - 8:00pm

About the Presenter:

Corey Harris, Blackchain Founder, views Blockchain, DAG and cryptocurrencies as a new economic paradigm shift. He writes regularly about token and crypto economics and wants to help foster of a community of well-informed Blockchain enthusiasts.

Check his blog: https://medium.com/@CoreyBlinks/part-i-what-is-token-economics-tokenomics-69bb018c7a96

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EOS Holiday Party + Galactic Blockchain Community Happy Hour
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

EOS Holiday Party + Galactic Blockchain Community Happy Hour

(Partner Event)

Come by for our Galactic Happy Hour Blockchain community get-together! We'll provide drinks, snacks, and great conversation in this beautiful venue. Bring friends and good vibes!

This week we're cohosting the Happy Hour together with our partners from EOS San Francisco.

Hey EOS friends,
Oh boy it's been a tough crypto winter...
But let's not let that get in the way of enjoying the holidays!

Meet up with other EOS and crypto enthusiasts to share your stories and plans for the new year! Get to know all the movers and shakers in the EOS ecosystem and if that's not enough we'll have some fun and games..

-Beer pong ...sure
-Cornhole.... why not..
-Poker ... yes!
(Psst..Crypto trading and gambling are really just the same thing right?)

There will be drinks, snacks and some holiday cheer...

To Starfish ... Thank you for providing such a wonderful & collaborative space for crypto projects and events this year!

To EOS... Thanks for giving us a shot at building usable crypto apps for the average person...we're getting oh so close!

To Incubeos the new EOS dApp incubator..Because you dApp, I dApp we dApp! Partners include: Starfish, EOS San Francisco, EOS Blocksmith, EOS Silicon Valley, infinitybloc, Lumeos, Obsidian Labs, Aikon

To the brand new EOS San Francisco block producer that will be the bridge to adoption.

To Nougit & Six Degrees... first & third place winners in the SF EOS Hackathon and currently in the Grand Finale.. Let's bring some trophies home guys!

Thanks everyone.. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Starfish Mission is up on the 2nd floor and the doors will be open. Text or call us at 650-495-4481 if you have trouble finding us.

Please RSVP if you're keen on coming!

https://www.meetup.com/Starfish-Mission/events/nsrskqyxqbsb/

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Fuckup Nights San Francisco Vol. IV
Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

Fuckup Nights San Francisco Vol. IV

What's Fuckup Nights?

Failure is a part of any success story, but we don't talk about it enough. We've all been to plenty of events where people tell you how they hacked, hustled, and created their success, but very few where someone gets upand says "I totally messed up, and this is what you can learn from it."

Fuckup Nights is a global speaker series where stories of failed businesses and projects are told, questioned and celebrated. Each speaker is given 7 minutes and is able to use 10 images. After each speaker, there’s a Q&A session, as well as time for mingling and drinks!

300+ cities, 100+ countries, 7 minutes, 10 images, 1 failure.

Agenda:

6:00 - 7:00 pm: Registration, meeting fellow fuckuppers and drinks 

7:00 - 8:30 pm: Fuckup presentations + Q&A

8:30 - 9:00 pm: More drinks, more mingling with fellow fuckuppers

Speakers: Ameen of SpankChain, Marc of Aikon and J-Lo of Serendipia

Ameen Soleimani

Ameen is the CEO of SpankChain, a blockchain based adult entertainment platform. He was previously a software engineer at ConsenSys where he focused on state channels research and P2P energy trading. He also helped launch AdChain, the first Token Curated Registry to curate a list of non-fraudulent online publishers.

Marc Blinder

Marc Blinder is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer for AIKON, a technology company with the mission of making the promise of blockchain a reality. With a degree in Political Science from Princeton, Blinder’s career began as a political operative in the rough and tumble world of California elections before he switched to the tech industry. Blinder ran his first company at 28 years old, a social network called Mobileplay (which he sold to Good Technology) and became Creative Director at Context Optional which sold to Efficient Frontier for $50M. At Efficient Frontier, Marc set up the social business across EMEA before the company was acquired by Adobe for $400M. Over the years, he also authored multiple patents and a few plays.

Jean-Loick

Jean-Loïck has a masters in Social Entrepreneurship, is the previous co-founder of Simba Education increasing access to early childhood education using mobile technologies in Zimbabwe. He is now a co-founder of Serendipia’s social innovation camps in Thailand and a co-living house founder for mission-driven millennials and crypto enthusiasts in San Francisco - Serendipia Nest. J-Lo is also now the CEO for the Serendipia Cooperative. A gamified market network for communities and non-profits.

Join the conversation:

#ShareTheFailure

RSVP:

https://www.meetup.com/Starfish-Mission/events/257126414/

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Partner Event: DoraHacks-Blockchain Hacker Arena SF
Dec
11
8:30 AM08:30

Partner Event: DoraHacks-Blockchain Hacker Arena SF

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dorahacks-blockchain-hacker-arena-sf-tickets-51641231313

DoraHacks-Hacker Arena
Time:2018.12.11

What is this about:

The Hacker Arena is unlike any other hackathon, it's a shorter event for one and there are bite sized challenges to complete, similar to Hacker Rank. Teams are free to do as many challenges as they can within the 8 hour time period and those who give the best solution will win a prize for every challenge. You wrote the best solution to three challenges, you win the three prizes associated with it! There are over $1M in bounties associated with the challenges, are you ready?

Who will come?

150+ top hackers

10+ leading blockchain projects such as ThunderCore, Oasis Labs, Celer Network and Zilliqa

Prize pool: up to 1 million $USD prize pool + Tickets to WDAS

Sample Challenges:

- impliment an atomic swap

- impliment a DEX in this smart contract langauge

- etc

Things to note:

Team size: 3-6 people

Duration: 8-10 hours

Venue: Hyatt Regency San Francisco,5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California, United States, 94111

Cost: as always for DoraHacks events, it's FREE! Come to learn, eat and compete.

Schedule

8:30-9:30 Registration

9:30-10:30 Opening ceremony ,Hackers admission and rules briefing

10:30-18:30 Hacking Arena

19:00-20:30 Closing ceremony and prize release

FAQs

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact us via email: hi@dorahacks.com if you have any questions ;)

➤DoraHacks is a global decentralized hacker organization focused on blockchain technology in China. In 2018 we’re branching out to global hubs including San Francisco, Paris, Tokyo, New York, Seoul, Boston, Berlin, Oslo and major cities in the world.

DoraHacks' mission is to connect the most talented hackers around the world to solve the greatest problems we face in different industries and to overcome practical issues in our diversiform society. In 2018, Hackers Fund was founded by DoraHacks and BA Capital. Since its founding, Hackers Fund has focused on supporting hackers to explore better, prettier and more applicable solutions for current industries and future world.

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Blockchain -N- Grill | Mixer / Music & Comedy Showcase at Starfish Mission
Dec
7
5:30 PM17:30

Blockchain -N- Grill | Mixer / Music & Comedy Showcase at Starfish Mission

Blockchain -n- Grill is back with another installment December 7th at Starfish Mission - Blockchain Coworking Space (1535 Mission St.) in San Francisco.

Blockchain -N- Grill is an event aimed demystifying and building community around blockchain technology while creating a platform for local comedians and artists. Each event begins with a blockchain/cryptocurrency talk, Q&A and time for networking.

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES + SPEAKERS + COMEDY OPEN MIC

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Mechanism Design Working Group
Dec
4
6:30 PM18:30

Mechanism Design Working Group

The Mechanism Design Working Group (t.me/mechanismdesigners) is for collaborative learning about strategic design, game theory and dynamic systems in blockchain, decentralized networks and beyond.

Our iterative, peer-to-peer co-learning format cycles through 6 week units*, structuring qualitative and quantitative exploration answering "what/who, why, how, when/where" about mechanism design topics.

• Follow along with reading materials on -->
- Are.na: bit.ly/mechanism-design_arena
- Google Drive: bit.ly/mechanism-design_drive

• Up-to-date info & materials on Telegram: t.me/mechanismdesigners
^^ including the remote meeting link for that week via Google Hangouts

The Mechanism Design Working Group meets weekly on Tuesdays (6:30 – 8:30 pm) in the Starfish Network Workshop Room (1535 Mission St., San Francisco).

RSVP: http://meetu.ps/e/G0Bsr/x2ykj/f

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Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum 101 for Non-Technical Cats
Dec
1
10:30 AM10:30

Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum 101 for Non-Technical Cats

RSVP: http://meetu.ps/e/G0BsJ/x2ykj/f

Are you tired of pretending that you know what Bitcoin & Ethereum is, what blockchain technology is...what A blockchain is for that matter???

Come to Starfish and we'll patiently guide you through the blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum jungle. You'll go in totes Blockchain Basic and come out as one Badass Blockchain Bitc...uhhhh...coin...er .

***This introductory class is for non-technical cats.***

10:30 AM - Networking
Starfish Mission is a protocol-agnostic, Blockchain co-working space and community hub run by you, the community. We welcome both non-technical and technical blockchain enthusiasts, explorers, developers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and investors of ALL knowledge levels. Come meet your peers and see what road your new-found connections will take you down.

11:00 AM - What is Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum &
Why Should I Care?
We'll start off by breaking down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum are, and how it will benefit you, your business, and humanity.

11:45 AM - Blockchain + ...

12:00 PM - Q&A

12:15 PM - Where will you go from here?
And finally, what is it about blockchain technology that attracted you and what would you like to do with the knowledge that you're gaining in this space?

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DISTRIBUTED SATURDAYS
This Basics of Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum class is a part of "Distributed Saturdays", a bi-weekly, peer-to-peer blockchain and protocol-agnostic learning fest for both technical and non-technical people of ALL knowledge levels. Distributed Saturdays is a Starfish event held in partnership with SF Ethereum.

Telegram: https://t.me/DistributedSaturdaysSF

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STARFISH MISSION
Starfish Mission is a pioneering hub for the blockchain community - founded by the Starfish Network. We are dedicated to creating spaces and learning opportunities for the community which inspires us; to change commerce, communication and governance, effectively upgrading the operating system of our world.

Why Starfish? Starfish are decentralized, resilient organisms with no central control unit. All the arms communicate with each other to decide where to move next.

We are Starfish. You are Starfish.

Contact info @ starfish.network
Visit http://starfish.network/
Follow https://twitter.com/starfishsf
Telegram: https://t.me/starfishnetwork

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SF ETHEREUM
SF Ethereum is a mission-driven organization that provides a forum for those interested in the movement towards decentralization, accountability, increased security, and transparency of business and government entities through the use of Ethereum blockchain technology.

Visit: https://www.meetup.com/SF_Ethereum/
Follow: @SFEthereum

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Galactic Decentralized Web 3.0 Townhall SF
Nov
30
6:00 PM18:00

Galactic Decentralized Web 3.0 Townhall SF

Descriptions:

Come join the CTOs of four leading decentralized infrastructure projects, to have a sneak peak at the why’s and how’s of building the future Web 3.0 applications.

If you are a developer: come see live demos, and learn the SDKs that can build a future Instagram and WhatsApp without centralized services

If you are a blockchain enthusiast and investor: come talk to the founders of some of the most promising projects in this space.

If you like technology, decentralization, and hanging out with like-minded people, come join us too.

Background

Today, almost all application developers rely on centralized services for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th stages of application development:

  1. Define business logic and user interactions unique to their application

  2. Choose infrastructure services such as file storage, database, CDN, etc

  3. Choose a platform to deploy the production system to

  4. Choose a name service for your web application.

These centralized services are not only costly, but also introduce single points of failure. Furthermore, in many cases, these centralized services bring about strong forces of censorship and control, depending on the jurisdiction that applies.

What if there was an ecosystem where you could focus entirely on the business logic and on building a great user experience, while the decentralized infrastructure could take care of the rest?

The four hosting projects here aim to just make that dream a reality, and show you how we can build modern Web 3.0 applications entirely using decentralized protocol stacks and unified SDK. We believe that infrastructure is a logistical inconvenience that should be taken for granted, so that developers can focus on building their software.

Speakers:

Neeraj Murarka: CTO of Bluzelle.

Neeraj is an engineer and computer systems architect with over 20 years experience, having worked for Google, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Lufthansa and Thales Avionics. His projects include development of modified Android OS’s for retail markets, multicast UDP satellite-based systems, and design and development of secure and FAA-approved systems for Airbus and Boeing. Neeraj was the fourth employee of an acquired blockchain startup called Zero Block.



Dr. Yilun Zhang: CTO of NKN.

Ph.D in physics at University of California San Diego. B.S. in physics at Peking University. Yilun has acquired over ten years of experience in high performance computing, distributed system, full stack engineering from backend service to web apps and mobile apps, and recently public blockchain development. Prior to NKN, Yilun has been the co-founder and CTO of two startups and has created live products served millions of users.


Jonas Simanavicius, CTO NOIA Network
Jonas co-founded Clouder after spending 3 years in J.P Morgan, working as an Associate Applications Developer. He previously worked as an Analyst at Royal Bank of Scotland. Jonas holds a 1st class Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering from University of Edinburgh.



Christopher Shen, Founder of Portal Network

Christopher is an entrepreneur, blockchain enthusiast, futurist, designer and investor in technologies.

Event schedule:

Venue

Starfish Mission: 1535 Mission Street, San Francisco CA

Starfish Mission is a vibrant blockchain and crypto community hub, located in SOMA.  Starfish is built upon 3 pillars, blockchain community events, blockchain co-working, and peer-to-peer learning. The Starfish Network is committed to accelerating user adoption of blockchain businesses globally.

Light refreshments will be provided

Call for action

Please reserve your ticket today and mark your calendar, since the venue has capacity limit and it is first come first served. The first 100 tickets will be free.

About the projects

  • Bluzelle: A decentralized database ecosystem that allows individuals and businesses to have full data control and the ability to monetize that data

  • NKN: a peer to peer networking protocol powered by sharing economy that enables individuals and carriers to trade unused bandwidth, and applications to send data directly to each other without centralized servers.

  • Noia Network: Network Of Internet Acceleration - a distributed content delivery layer (CDN) that utilizes a widely dispersed edge node network in order to increase Internet performance.

  • Portal Network: Portal Network aims to build decentralized domain name for the New Internet with surrounding platforms to improve both technical (KAIZEN) and non-technical (MUMEI) user adoption.

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Last Steem Meetup in 2018! Partiko Swags and SteemMonsters Cards Giveaway!
Nov
29
6:30 PM18:30

Last Steem Meetup in 2018! Partiko Swags and SteemMonsters Cards Giveaway!

Hello Starfishers,

Welcome to the Steemit SF meetup! Steem is a decentralized social blockchain that allows users to fully control their content and earn token reward for content creation. The decentralization revolution for social platforms is upon us and if you’re interested in being part of it, now is the perfect time!

Our Nov 29 meetup will be the last one in 2018, so be sure to stop by! Partiko will giveaway swags and you can get SteemMonsters cards for free!

On this meetup, we will be hosting a workshop to teach people the coolest things you can do in the Steem ecosystem! Most people know Steem as a blogging/social platform, but did you know you can even play games?

Agenda:

6:30 ~ 7:00pm: Networking

7:00 ~ 7:10pm: How to get a Steem account 

7:10 ~ 7:30pm: The 5 coolest things you can do on Steem 

7:30 ~ 8:00pm: How to become successful on Steem 

8:00 ~ 8:30pm: Q&A

8:30pm: Drinking and mingling

See you on Thursday!

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A Technical overview of Harmony Protocol- Open Consensus for 10 Billion People
Nov
28
6:30 PM18:30

A Technical overview of Harmony Protocol- Open Consensus for 10 Billion People

Harmony, a high-performance consensus protocol will share details about their technical approach and architecture. Harmony's approach of horizontal scaling by sharding, and delivering optimizations across various layers of the technical stack make their engineering approach novel. You can check them out here: harmony.one


Nicolas Burtey and Sahil Dewan from Harmony will be speaking at this event and also share more about their upcoming testnet, strategic partner program and developer community engagement initiatives.

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Mechanism Design Working Group
Nov
27
6:30 PM18:30

Mechanism Design Working Group

The Mechanism Design Working Group (t.me/mechanismdesigners) is for collaborative learning about strategic design, game theory and dynamic systems in blockchain, decentralized networks and beyond.

Our iterative, peer-to-peer co-learning format cycles through 6 week units*, structuring qualitative and quantitative exploration answering "what/who, why, how, when/where" about mechanism design topics.

• Follow along with reading materials on -->
- Are.na: bit.ly/mechanism-design_arena
- Google Drive: bit.ly/mechanism-design_drive

• Up-to-date info & materials on Telegram: t.me/mechanismdesigners
^^ including the remote meeting link for that week via Google Hangouts

The Mechanism Design Working Group meets weekly on Tuesdays (6:30 – 8:30 pm) in the Starfish Network Workshop Room (1535 Mission St., San Francisco).

RSVP: http://meetu.ps/e/.gdlflqyxpbkc/x2ykj/f

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Nov
26
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Programming Money

[Partner Event!!!]
Fodé Diop is a leading smart contract developer in the space so drop what you're doing...leave that other Meetup and go to this one instead! You won't want to miss this series of workshops...

Come learn how to program Ethereum Smart Contracts and code yourself out of poverty. #MoneyMondays

https://youtu.be/o-BLV_DIgVM

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ABOUT FODÉ
Fodé Diop is the CEO and Founder at Jotali, a Machine to Machine Natural Language Translation Protocol powered by Ethereum Smart Contracts.

Join his new Meetup group! Yes really...do it. You'll be sorry if you don't. https://www.meetup.com/Programmable-Money/

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Disrupting Public Sector Issues through Blockchain Technology
Nov
20
5:00 PM17:00

Disrupting Public Sector Issues through Blockchain Technology

We are launching the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Goverment Blockchain Association

We will have a special guest panel to discuss how we can impact public sector initiatives through blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.
We will also have a keynote presentation by the President of the Silicon Valley GBA
by Joshua Armah
The topic will be "Disrupting Public Sector Issues through Blockchain Technology"

Food and Drinks will be provided

The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is an International Professional Association and a US-based non-profit, membership organization that consists of individuals and organizations that are interested in promoting blockchain related solutions to government requirements. Membership is available to Civil Servants along with private sector Professionals and Corporations.

GBA creates relationships that would otherwise not come about – between and among technologists, public policy makers, application specialists and those who simply need to understand the new and emerging digital currencies that will change the world. GBA will act as a catalyst in creating a public dialog around the creative, profitable and positive leveraging of blockchain.

RSVP: http://meetu.ps/e/G110g/x2ykj/f

Starfish Mission’s Telegram Group: https://t.me/starfishnetwork

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Nov
19
6:00 PM18:00

A Tutorial on Randomness in Smart Contracts with Haseeb Qureshi

The scourge of smart contracts: randomness.

Smart contracts are a lot harder than they seem. In this talk, we’ll try to build a simple gambling game that requires some on-chain randomness. This is seemingly simple, but we’ll walk through all of the different approaches and detail how each of them don’t work. Expect to walk away from this talk terrified and ever so slightly closer to madness.

Haseeb is a general partner at MetaStable Capital, a cryptocurrency hedge fund. He is also a cryptocurrency course instructor at the Bradfield School of Computer Science. He was previously a software engineer at Earn.com and Airbnb.

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Digital Creators + Blockchain
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Digital Creators + Blockchain

It feels like every day there’s a new article talking about art and blockchain. What is it, and how can it help you as a creator make more money from your work?

Come join us for a fun afternoon of meeting other local creators and learning about how blockchain technology can help you. Snacks and drinks will be provided to help you absorb all the new learnings.

If you bring your work, we’ll even help you get your first creations onto the blockchain!

BACKGROUND

More creators are using blockchain technology to protect their work, track provenance and issue authentic and limited edition copies of their work.

Artists like Kevin Abosch have been actively incorporating blockchain technology into both his physical and digital artwork as a better way to track ownership and allow collectors to actually own his digital work.

EVENT DETAILS

11am to 11:30am - How can blockchain help digital creators better protect and sell their work?

Dannie Chu, founder of MakersPlace will share his thoughts on how blockchain is empowering digital creators and how MakersPlace is helping with this.

11:30am - 1pm - Get your work onto the blockchain.

Members of MakersPlace and Curios Cards will be in attendance to help you get your first artwork onto the blockchain.

* Bring your laptops and artwork, and upload your first creation!

1pm - Win a one-of-a-kind digital artwork.

We'll raffle off a limited edition digital artwork, gifted to one lucky winner.

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ABOUT MAKERSPLACE

MakersPlace is a platform that empowers digital creators (artists, designers, writers and more) to create and sell their unique digital creations with the help of blockchain technology. For the first time ever, creators are able to publish signed, authentic and limited edition versions of their digital work, providing every digital creation verifiable proof of authenticity, ownership and scarcity. In doing so, creators can capture the full underlying value of their digital work.

We're a passionate group of veteran technologists and creators with decades of experience building consumer products, based in San Francisco, California. We've seen first hand the inequality in the immense value created and what's actually captured by digital content creators and are looking to change that.

https://makersplace.com/

ABOUT SF CRYPTO ART

The San Francisco Crypto Art Meetup group is dedicated to exploring the exciting new world of blockchain based rare digital collectibles and artwork. This is a community focused on education and exploration. Interesting in joining the conversation? We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

https://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Crypto-Art-Meetup/

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Lay the Foundation for dApp Mass Adoption
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Lay the Foundation for dApp Mass Adoption

Time: Nov.16, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Starfish Mission, 1535 Mission St. San Francisco, CA

Join us for a fun and educational Friday night! Speakers will present the latest update on Aelf and Celer. (There will be food and drinks! :D) Don't miss this amazing event!

Celer & Aelf: Lay the Foundation for dApp Mass Adoption

Speakers:
Guanglei is the chief architect of aelf. Guanglei has 10 years of experience in developing large scale enterprise systems including manufacturing automation system, risk management system and AML systems. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and Master's Degree in Applied Economics from Singapore Management University.

Xiaozhou Li is the co-founder of Celer Network. Xiaozhou received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. His works have been published at premier venues in distributed systems, networking, storage, and data management, and have become core components of Google TensorFlow, Intel DPDK, and Barefoot Deep Insight.

Agenda:
20~30 min presentation by Guanglei;
20~30 min presentation by Xiaozhou;
Q&A for both teams;
Experience Celer app and Have FUN!!!

About Celer:
Celer Network is an Internet-scale, trust-free, and privacy-preserving platform where everyone can quickly build, operate, and use highly scalable decentralized applications. It is not a standalone blockchain but a generic networked system running on top of existing and future blockchains. It provides unprecedented performance and flexibility through innovations in off-chain scaling techniques and incentive-aligned cryptoeconomics.

Follow Celer:
*Download here: https://get.celer.app
*Website: https://www.celer.network/
*Telegram: https://t.me/celernetwork
*Github: https://github.com/celer-network
*Twitter: https://twitter.com/CelerNetwork

About Aelf:
Aelf is a decentralized self-evolving cloud computing blockchain
network that aims to provide a high performance platform for commercial adoption of blockchain. In order to establish a blockchain infrastructure for various commercial requirements, aelf provides a highly efficient multi-chain parallel-processing system with cross-chain communication and self-evolving governance.

Follow Aelf:
*Website: https://aelf.io
*Telegram: https://t.me/aelfblockchain
*Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/aelfofficial/
*Medium: https://medium.com/@aelfblockchain
*Github: https://github.com/aelfProject

RSVP: http://meetu.ps/e/G3ryP/x2ykj/f

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Understanding Inflation in Crypto Networks
Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

Understanding Inflation in Crypto Networks

Token Engineering San Francisco

Understanding Inflation in Crypto Networks

Introducing inflation to token design: concept, methodology and challenges.

Join the Token Engineering meetup in San Francisco on November 15th to discuss inflation in tokenized economies with experts ranging from Engineering to Economics. Featuring talks on why inflation is important in both traditional and token based economies, how inflation can be implemented effectively in token design, and what challenges need to be solved in practice.


Presentations by:


Ocean Protocol | Fang Gong

Unlocking Data for AI

Ocean Protocol is a decentralized data exchange protocol that unlocks data for AI. We uses advanced blockchain technology that allows data to be shared in a safe, secure and transparent manner.


BlockScience | Michael Zargham

Economic Systems Engineering

BlockScience is a technology research and analytics firm specializing in the design and evaluation of decentralized economic systems. Our focus is to build a bridge that makes the interdisciplinary study of socio-technical networks accessible.


Soloblock Solutions | Matt Lockyer

Building Blockchain Solutions to Real World Problems

Soloblock Solutions is a full service token engineering, smart contract and decentralized application consultancy; Soloblock prides itself on being active in the blockchain community. The future of commerce is code.


Centrifuge | Cassidy Daly

Operating System for the Financial Supply Chain

Centrifuge is an open, decentralized operating system to connect the global financial supply chain. It allows any business, no matter how big, to transact on a global network while maintaining ownership of their data.


1protocol | Zack Lawrence

Earn interest on your Ether

1protocol is a platform that enables users with idle tokens and machines with idle computing power to collaboratively perform work for staking protocols on Ethereum such as Casper. 


Schedule: 

5:00PM - 6:00PM : Welcome, Food & Drinks
6:00PM - 7:30PM : Talks
7:30PM - 8:00PM : Interactive Discussion
8:00PM - 9:00PM : Networking



We will cover a wide range of questions including: 


  • What does inflation mean in traditional central banking and crypto economics, respectively? What is the difference between these two domains?

  • Why is inflation important? What is the motivation to introduce inflation into token designs and banking systems?

  • What is the criteria to decide whether a token design should include inflation?

  • How can inflation be implemented in the token design of a blockchain project? Could we apply the traditional approach of inflation in central banking to token design?

  • What kind of benefits and vulnerabilities can inflation bring to the token design? Are there any potential attacks that could be introduced and how can they be addressed?

  • Which existing projects can be analyzed as examples?

Join the Meetup Group here! --> https://www.meetup.com/Token-Engineering-San-Francisco/

RSVP:

Meetup.com:

http://meetu.ps/e/FZxy1/x2ykj/f

Eventbrite.com:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-inflation-in-crypto-networks-tickets-51307215262?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

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Distributed Ledgers and Big Data: Working with Data at Scale
Nov
12
6:00 PM18:00

Distributed Ledgers and Big Data: Working with Data at Scale

Agenda

6:00 Networking

6:30 Speakers

• Talk 1: Distributed Ledgers and Big Data: Tried and True Methods for Working with Data at Scale

• Talk 2: TBD

8:00 End

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About the Sponsor
Constellation is a consumer and enterprise-grade distributed ledger technology that enables the world’s smart devices and machines to seamlessly interact and transact. The network aggregates the resources and bandwidth of Internet-connected devices, securing transactions and ensuring high throughput through a dynamically partitioned directed acyclic graph (DAG) architecture. Each interaction or transaction is verified through a unique consensus model. Transactions flow through the network allowing it to remain stable without every node having to individually verify before the next rounds of consensus is performed. Visit their meetup page for upcoming events. (https://www.meetup.com/conste11ation/)

About the Host

Starfish Mission is a co-working space for the Blockchain Community to gather, work and learn together in San Francisco. They are hosting both established blockchain startups and companies and small teams at the ideation or development stage. (https://www.starfish.network/)

RSVP: http://meetu.ps/e/G0wSm/x2ykj/f

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Distributed Saturdays! A Bi-Weekly, Protocol-Agnostic, Learning Event
Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Distributed Saturdays! A Bi-Weekly, Protocol-Agnostic, Learning Event

Ride the Rocket ship to DISTRIBUTED SATURDAYS! A bi-weekly, peer-to-peer, protocol-agnostic learning fest for ALL knowledge levels, technical and non-technical.

*** FULL MENU OF EVENTS***
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Peer-to-Peer Learning
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Introduction to Hyperledger
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Brainstorm and discuss future educational events with SF Bitcoin Meetup Group
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Whitepaper Book Club: Opus
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Blockchain 101 for Non-Technical People + Music

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***FEATURED EVENTS THIS SATURDAY!***

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Introduction to Hyperledger by Mathias Abdissa

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM - SF BTC Meetup Group invites all to brainstorm and discuss their new series of free and open educational events, including Bitcoin 101

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***EVERY OTHER SATURDAY***

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Peer-to-Peer Learning

• For those interested in the technical side, no DLT programming language experience necessary. Would be great if you've coded in something, but pure interest goes a long way. Self-learning programs include...
- CryptoZombies: Great primer on Solidity http://www.cryptozombies.io
- Ethernaut: Smart contract tutorial https://ethernaut.zeppelin.solutions/
- Hyperledger Composer: Build a Hyperledger solution from scratch
https://hyperledger.github.io/composer/v0.19/tutorials/tutorials.html
...and more.

• If you've got a project you're working on or something you'd like to further your understanding of with others, please bring it!

• Bring your laptops!

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1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - White Paper "Book Club"

This Distributed Saturday will be music to your ears. Matt will be leading you on a tour of Opus.

For those of you who like the no-nonsense type of white paper with old un-evolved ideas, click here: https://whitepaperdatabase.com/opus-opt-whitepaper/

If “You Fancy. Huh?”, click here for new evolved ideas and fancy formatting: https://opus.audio/whitepaper.pdf

Join the Starfish White Paper Telegram: https://t.me/joinchat/F7df-U5XZf8GTSv900RRIg


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2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Blockchain 101 for Non-Technical People + Music

• We'll break down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain is, and how it will benefit you.

• This week's Blockchain 101 angle is Blockchain + Music La La La

Telegram supergroup for Starfish Artists: https://t.me/StarfishArtistsCommunitySF

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Telegram supergroup for this event:
https://t.me/DistributedSaturdaysSF

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You Should Know This! A Comedy Show for Nerds
Nov
9
7:30 PM19:30

You Should Know This! A Comedy Show for Nerds

Starfish Mission is excited to present...

You Should Know This! A comedy show for nerds.

You Should Know This! is like a TedTalk meets a game show. Listen to experts discuss important topics while comedians riff on stage and you get the chance to win fun, silly prizes for being a nerd.

On November 9th, Zane Witherspoon (aka DJ Eth Ledger), CTO of Dispatch Labs and lover of donuts, will be the guest speaker and will be joined by host Kevin Whittinghill and some of the Bay Area's funniest comedians.

Come out for a night of crypto and comedy.

(This event will follow Starfish Mission's Galactic Blockchain Happy Hour. Arrive early for drinks, snacks and networking.)

SCHEDULE
7:30 pm to 8:00pm Galactic Blockchain Happy Hour
8:00pm to 9:00pm You Should Know This! Comedy Show

ABOUT ZANE WITHERSPOON
Zane is also known as DJ Eth Ledger. He is Co-founder and CTO at Dispatch Labs, Founding Partner at The Bureau, Co-organizer of SF Ethereum Meetup, and Lover of Donuts.

ABOUT KEVIN WHITTINGHILL
Kevin performs stand-up comedy and produces three awesome shows in San Francisco:
• You Should Know This!: TedTalk meets comedy game show
• NPR-Rated Comedy: A parody variety show of National Public Radio
• Better Luck Next Time: A storytelling show about epic fails

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Galactic Blockchain Community Happy Hour
Nov
9
5:30 PM17:30

Galactic Blockchain Community Happy Hour

Come by for our Galactic Happy Hour Blockchain community get-together! We'll provide drinks, snacks, and great conversation in this beautiful venue. Bring friends and good vibes!

Starfish Mission is up on the 2nd floor and the doors will be open.

Text or call us at 650-495-4481 if you have trouble finding us.

Starfish Mission’s Telegram Group Chat:

https://t.me/starfishnetwork

Please RSVP if you're keen on coming!

http://meetu.ps/e/.nsrskqyxpbmb/x2ykj/f

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(Partner event) The Hide Your Money Series: Monero
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

(Partner event) The Hide Your Money Series: Monero

We will be kicking off the Hide Your Money series by discussing Monero's current events, team, mission, consensus model, token incentives, and how it differs from other private cryptocurrencies.

Please Review Following Resources Beforehand:

1. Monero's Wikipedia Page - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monero_(cryptocurrency)

2. Monero Org Website - https://monero.org/

3. Cointelegraph (Monero Articles) - https://cointelegraph.com/tags/monero

4. Blockgeeks Monero's Ultimate Beginners Guide - https://blockgeeks.com/guides/monero/

5. Monero Blocks - https://moneroblocks.info/richlist

6. A beginner's guide to Monero - https://medium.com/@linda.xie/a-beginners-guide-to-monero-7a5df2c50ed9

7. Why is Monero is a Cryptocurrency Winner - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=249voNOFHZg

8. The Future of Private Money - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeZ8MbJupjA

9. Monero's Reddit Page - https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/79l740/is_there_a_whitepaper_of_monero/

10. The Whitepaper - https://whitepaperdatabase.com/monero-xmr-whitepaper/

11. An Overview of Privacy Coins - https://hackernoon.com/an-overview-of-privacy-tokens-19f6af8077b7

Meeting Agenda:

1. Networking - 6:00pm - 6:25pm
2. Presentation - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
3. Q/A - 7:00pm - 7:15pm 
4. Networking - 7:15pm - 8:00pm

About the Presenter:

Corey Harris, Blackchain Founder, views Blockchain, DAG and cryptocurrencies as a new economic paradigm shift. He writes regularly about token and crypto economics and wants to help foster of a community of well-informed Blockchain enthusiasts.

Check his blog: https://medium.com/@CoreyBlinks/part-i-what-is-token-economics-tokenomics-69bb018c7a96

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Mechanism Design Working Group- Cancelled TODAY
Nov
6
6:30 PM18:30

Mechanism Design Working Group- Cancelled TODAY

The Mechanism Design Working Group (t.me/mechanismdesigners) is for collaborative learning about strategic design, game theory and dynamic systems in blockchain, decentralized networks and beyond.

Our iterative, peer-to-peer co-learning format cycles through 6 week units*, structuring qualitative and quantitative exploration answering "what/who, why, how, when/where" about mechanism design topics.

We decided to focus on Work Token Models for the duration of Unit 01: bit.ly/mechanism-design_unit01

* We're covering 2 units in Fall 2018 -->
- Unit 01 (Cryptoeconomics): 8/21, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23
- Unit 02 (Tokenomics): 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/27, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

• Follow along with reading materials on -->
- Are.na: bit.ly/mechanism-design_arena
- Google Drive: bit.ly/mechanism-design_drive

• Up-to-date info & materials on Telegram:

https://t.me/mechanismdesigners

^^ including the remote meeting link for that week via Google Hangouts

The Mechanism Design Working Group meets weekly on Tuesdays (6:30 – 8:30 pm) in the Starfish Network Workshop Room (1535 Mission St., San Francisco).


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Galactic Blockchain Community Happy Hour
Nov
2
5:30 PM17:30

Galactic Blockchain Community Happy Hour

Come by for our Galactic Happy Hour Blockchain community get-together! We'll provide drinks, snacks, and great conversation in this beautiful venue. Bring friends and good vibes!

Starfish Mission is up on the 2nd floor and the doors will be open. Text or call us at 650-495-4481 if you have trouble finding us.

Starfish Mission’s Telegram Group Chat:

https://t.me/starfishnetwork


Please RSVP if you're keen on coming!

http://meetu.ps/e/.nsrskqyxpbdb/x2ykj/f

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Dapps & Smart Contracts: BUMO Hackathon
Nov
2
5:00 PM17:00

Dapps & Smart Contracts: BUMO Hackathon

BUMO is a next-generation commercial-grade public Blockchain for ubiquitous and trusted value transfer, which is aimed to build a decentralized application ecosystem featured with extensive digital trust, free-flowing value and public-sharing apps.

This is a two day event:


This day involves a mini hackathon to experience BUMO first hand:

  • Dapps on the BUMO Platform

  • Smart Contracts on the BUMO Platform

Participants will be given templates to work with to build their own Dapp or Smart Contract.

A winner will be selected from a private vote from the judges and awared tokens from the BUMO as a reward.

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Dapps & Smart Contracts: BUMO Ecosystem
Nov
1
5:00 PM17:00

Dapps & Smart Contracts: BUMO Ecosystem

Launching the BUMO Meetup in Silicon Valley at Starfish Mission. Inviting all developers with blockchain experience or who are interested in learning about how to build Blockchain Dapps and Smart Contracts to attend this amazing workshop. BUMO CTO JING WANG and Director Kevin LIU will be in sharing a special presentation on the amazing features of BUMO.

Holding a live coding session and technical lecture on the beauty of the BUMO Ecosystem and how easy it is to get started as a developer.
We will finally be doing a mini-hackthon for developers to join in this awesome ecosystem.
Non Technical People are welcomed to attend.
Food and Drinks will be provided

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Mechanism Design Working Group
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

Mechanism Design Working Group

The Mechanism Design Working Group (t.me/mechanismdesigners) is for collaborative learning about strategic design, game theory and dynamic systems in blockchain, decentralized networks and beyond.

Our iterative, peer-to-peer co-learning format cycles through 6 week units*, structuring qualitative and quantitative exploration answering "what/who, why, how, when/where" about mechanism design topics.

We decided to focus on Work Token Models for the duration of Unit 01: bit.ly/mechanism-design_unit01

* We're covering 2 units in Fall 2018 -->
- Unit 01 (Cryptoeconomics): 8/21, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23
- Unit 02 (Tokenomics): 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/27, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17

• Follow along with reading materials on -->
- Are.na: bit.ly/mechanism-design_arena
- Google Drive: bit.ly/mechanism-design_drive

• Up-to-date info & materials on Telegram:

https://t.me/mechanismdesigners

^^ including the remote meeting link for that week via Google Hangouts

The Mechanism Design Working Group meets weekly on Tuesdays (6:30 – 8:30 pm) in the Starfish Network Workshop Room (1535 Mission St., San Francisco).

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Ontology meetup
Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

Ontology meetup

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ontology-blockchain-meetup-san-francisco-registration-51324110797

DESCRIPTION

We are glad to be back at the Bay Area and share the most recent updates with Ontology and our ecosystem with you at this event!

Agenda

18:00 - 18:30 Check-in & networking (food and drinks provided)

18:30 - 18:40 Opening remarks

18:40 - 18:55 Speech by Andy Ji, Chief Strategy Officer of Ontology

18:55 - 19:10 Speech by Mathias Glintborg, Global Development Manager

19:10 - 19:15 Speech by Sally Gong, US Business Representative

19:15 - 19:30 Break

19:30 - 19:45 Speech by Steve Wei, Founder and CEO of TOP Network

19:45 - 20:00 Speech by Yiyi He, Co-Founder of MIXMARVEL

20:00 - 20:15 Speech by Cliff Szu, Founder of HADRON

20:35 - 22:00 Networking and wrap-up

Find us

Ontology website: https://ont.io/

ONTO website: https://onto.app/

GitHub: https://github.com/ontio/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OntologyNetwork/

Telegram: https://t.me/OntologyNetwork/

Discord: https://discord.gg/4TQujHj/

Reddit: https://old.reddit.com/r/OntologyNetwork/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ONTnetwork/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/Ontology-Network-Official/

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