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 +======Intro To Bitcoin=======
  
 +**Previously run on 8 April 2014**
 +
 +====Topic:​====
 +
 +Learn the basics of Bitcoin, what it is, how to use it, and how to keep them secure.
 +
 +====Scope:​====
 +
 +  * **What are Bitcoins?**
 +    * The concept of Cryptocurrency
 +    * Wallets, local and web
 +    * The Blockchain, et al; The nuts and bolts of bitcoin.
 +  * **How do you use them?**
 +    * Transactions,​ buying and selling
 +    * Value, historical and speculative
 +  * **What is Bitcoin Mining?**
 +    * How you do it, methods, miners and pools
 +    * Is it profitable?
 +  * **Alternate Cryptocurrencies**
 +
 +====Other details:​====
 +**Duration:​** 1-2 hours plus discussion and questions
 +
 +**Cost:** Free, but bitcoin tips appreciated ;)
 +
 +**Organisers:​** waiting for interest
 +
 +**Date:** waiting for interest
 +
 +If you'd like to be part of a third(?) workshop, please register interest by adding your details below.
 +
 +====Interest Register:​====
 +|| **Member** || **Availability** || **Role** || **Email Address** ||
 +|| <add your name here> || <​availability>​ || <​role>​ || <contact details> ||
 +
 +====Links====
 +===Andreas'​s links===
 +  * http://​blockchain.info
 +  * http://​bitcoin.org/​bitcoin.pdf
 +  * http://​michaelnielsen.org/​ddi/​how-the-bitcoin-protocol-actually-works/​
 +  * http://​en.bitcoin.it/​wiki
 +  * http://​zerohedge.com/​sites/​default/​files/​images/​user3303/​imageroot/​2013/​05/​20130512_BTC.jpg
 +  * I've uploaded the slides and images I used for the talk to my blog: http://​www.latticepoint.org/​blog/​2014-4-13slides-for-bitcoin-talk
 +
 +==== Run on 8 April 2014 ====
 +
 +**Organised by:** Cameron, Calum and Andreas.
 +
 +**Attended by** (based on interest list, may not be correct): Calum, Cameron Moon, Adam Thomas, Brenda Moon, Andreas, Glen, Jamie, Sebastian, Owen, Ken
 +
 +  * I would like to thank those involved with this session. It was well done despite the projector. (Owen)
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