The Great Thinker Series 2 - Brian Behlendorf
Many of us have heard of "bitcoin" and "blockchain"; come learn the difference and how blockchain is being applied to change the way established industries do business. Hyperledger is a very different kind of blockchain technology initiative. It presumes lots of different blockchain networks being built for all sorts of purposes, and Hyperledger exists to develop the underlying software platform driving this change. Most unusually, it doesn't require a cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin to manage and run - but it can be used to build one, or all sorts of other applications. How does this work, technically speaking? And how does this open source community work together to develop the underlying software? Come and find out!