2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Bitcoin and Blockchains: The Next App Platform?

Tuesday, March 15
5:00PM - 6:00PM

JW Marriott
Salon FGH
110 E 2nd St

Bitcoin and its blockchain are more than a currency and payment network. Bundled with peer-to-peer crypto toolchains and secure execution engines, blockchains enable novel distributed apps. Internet's missing piece of 25 years.

Never mind FinTech Startups, any app can use smart contracts, digital identity, content integrity, secure messaging and true ecommerce all with no trusted third-party.

Replacing trust with proof, our apps are more independent of mega-platform providers.

Crypto-era stacks monetize natively, scale without provisioning, uphold privacy, stop data corruption, secure execution and resist tampering.

Examples from: Ethereum, BitShares, MaidSafe, Counterparty.

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Chris Mountford at SXSW

Chris Mountford

Developer Zealot


Chris Mountford is a passionate software engineer, blogger and entertaining speaker from Australia where he is active in the Sydney Bitcoin community. Starting out like any other 80s nerd-child, le...

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