2016 Schedule

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

Bitcoin and Blockchain for Beginners

Sunday, March 13
3:30PM - 5:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 5ABC
531 E 4th St


Bitcoin and blockchain technology are coming, but many people who are curious about it are overwhelmed and intimidated by its technical nature. We'll explain it clearly and make it accessible to everyone. We’ll take the time to answer questions to get you thinking about how to use bitcoin yourself, and clarify how blockchain tech is going to start showing up in your lives via banking, legal issues, in your Internet of Things home devices, etc. By the end of the workshop we can have you signed up with your own bitcoin wallet and send you your 1st satoshi or microtip.


Hashtags: #sxsw #bitcoin


Caterina Rindi at SXSW

Caterina Rindi


Caterina has been involved in the bitcoin/blockchain ecosystem since late 2013, educating and introducing non-technical audiences to the bitcoin currency and underlying blockchain protocol, organiz...

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Jef Cavens at SXSW

Jef Cavens

Chief cheese


Jef lost a lot of friends after he got interested in blockchain technology.
First they were interested too, then they were annoyed, then they didn’t want to to see him anymore, then they denounce...

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