Next Boston QWAFAFEW Meeting: Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014
Time: 6:15 PM sharpe
3rd Floor of the Tennis & Racquet Club, 939 Boylston Street
RSVP to hugh@QWAFAFEW.org
What is Bitcoin?
A QWAFAFEW discussion arranged by Paul Huibers and led by:
This is an introductory talk on Bitcoin, looking particularly at the genesis and development of the idea amidst the 2008 financial crisis and the history of digital currencies in general. Questions may include pricing models, derivatives, strategy, arbitrage, asset classes, etc, etc, etc…
James D’Angelo Co-Founder & Host, World Bitcoin Network. James D’Angelo is the founder and host of World Bitcoin Network, a news & educational channel focusing on all things Bitcoin. He has a Masters in Electrical Engineering and worked as a design engineer for NASA in the 1990s developing electronics for the highly successful WIND spacecraft. Since then, he has worked as an environmentalist in over a dozen countries around the world, particularly Gabon and Kenya, and is fluent in five languages. Personally he is investigating the possible use of the block chain as a tool to curb carbon emissions..
Sri Krishnamurthy has arranged for Chris Yim and LibertyTeller to demo their Bitcoin ATM. This will allow you to experiment with sending/receiving Bitcoin.
If you would like to set up your own digital wallet on your phone before the meeting, please download the Blockchain app for the iPhone, or the Mycelium app for Android. With this wallet you will be able to send and receive Bitcoin.
Last but not least:
Pay your QWAFAFEW guest fee or dues in Bitcoin! Send us Bitcoin, our address is:
- · 153GtwqHHxdHaTh8i1SC1UmZUuFpXN6wye
Please send a separate email identifying your anonymous payment.
Please RSVP hugh@QWAFAFEW.org
All annual dues ($150) should be paid to Boston QWAFAFEW by credit card or check.
By credit card (PayPal)
Executive Management Associates
12 Academy Avenue
Atkinson, NH 03811
Please RSVP for all meetings you plan to attend: hugh@QWAFAFEW.org
Guests who do not RSVP may have to wait to enter the meeting, due to space constraints (capacity=100, BFD).
Guest fees ($30) can be paid through EMA (check or PayPal, bring receipt) or bitcoin (at address above). We still allow walk-ins (space permitting). The $30 guest fee can be paid by bitcoin, cash or check at the door, no credit cards at the meeting.
As always, if you have names or discussion topics, please forward them to any member of the Steerage Committee
Hugh Crowther (Treasurer)
Donna Cool Murphy (Dinners)
The members of the Steerage Committee are responsible for coordinating the program content.
Program suggestions from members are always welcome..
RSVP to: hugh@QWAFAFEW.org