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 == Blockchain Introduction == == Blockchain Introduction ==
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 +Mentors:\\
 +* Robert Tanase
 +* Bogdan Neacsu
 +* Cosmin Prunaru
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 +Maximum number of students: 20
  
 == Overview == == Overview ==
  
 Have you ever heard of Bitconnect? (https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=21kGmCsJ5ZM)\\ \\ Have you ever heard of Bitconnect? (https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=21kGmCsJ5ZM)\\ \\
-Have you ever heard of Bitcoin? Maybe Ethereum? These two technologies have one cool thing in common which makes them very popular these days: Blockchain.\\ +Have you ever heard of Bitcoin? Maybe Ethereum? These two technologies have one cool thing in common which makes them very popular these days: Blockchain.\\ \\ 
-Blockchain is an emergent technology which enables storage in a distributed manner, can provide anonymity and an immutable record of what happened along the way. It represents the underlying technology of the now well known cryptocurrency phenomenon. However, the use of blockchains is not limited to digital currencies and novel applications of this technology are currently being developed.\\ +Blockchain is an emergent technology which enables storage in a distributed manner, can provide anonymity and an immutable record of what happened along the way. It represents the underlying technology of the now well known cryptocurrency phenomenon. However, the use of blockchains is not limited to digital currencies and novel applications of this technology are currently being developed.\\ \\ 
-Are you curious why big companies like IBM, Samsung or J.P. Morgan are interested in blockchain? If your answer is yes, then come along for two weeks of fun learning and discover why everyone is so hyped up about this technology.\\ +Are you curious why big companies like IBM, Samsung or J.P. Morgan are interested in blockchain? If your answer is yes, then come along for two weeks of fun learning and discover why everyone is so hyped up about this technology.\\ \\ 
-In this workshop we will take a short journey ​to into the world of distributed systems, consensus algorithms, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies.\\+In this workshop we will take a short journey into the world of distributed systems, consensus algorithms, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies.\\
 == Goals == == Goals ==
 At the end of this workshop you will be familiar with: At the end of this workshop you will be familiar with:
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 The workshop is targeted for students in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of studies at Computer Science. Any knowledge of the blockchain technology is considered a plus but not a must, and some familiarity with Linux is required. The workshop is targeted for students in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of studies at Computer Science. Any knowledge of the blockchain technology is considered a plus but not a must, and some familiarity with Linux is required.
  
-== Team == +== Registration ​== 
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-{{:​sesiuni:​blockchain-presenter-3.jpg?​300|}} +Register [[https://docs.google.com/​forms/​d/​e/​1FAIpQLSf8jHo8eSwBiOjLV4mEM0XMlVssQpfHuHc_IQe59-RleIRjqg/​viewform|here]] 
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