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DIKU Bits: Blockchain Technology

Speaker

Omri Ross, Assistant Professor in the APL Section

Abstract

Blockchain gained much popularity due to the growing interest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. However, the potential of blockchain technology is not limited to cryptocurrencies via the utilities of smart contracts. Some believe it has the potential to revolutionise the world just like the internet did. We will explore new developments in the area of blockchain including how big corporate can utilise this technology to solve main pain points. We will discuss case studies from the finance sector and the innovation around Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) from a variety of startups around the world.

The talk will be conducted in English


DIKU Bits: A new lecture series at DIKU

In this new lecture series you can get a closer look at the research conducted at DIKU, be motivated you to follow your interest in computer science and be inspired when choosing a subject for your bachelors project. The lectures are addressed to DIKU bachelor students - however, everyone is welcome. Find more information about DIKU Bits in Danish / in English.