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ThingsCon Amsterdam 2016 - Block exchange - workshop intro - Chris Speed

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On 1 December Chris Speed and Bettina Nissen from University of Edinburgh hosted a workshop at ThingsCon Amsterdam 2016 on the blockchain and design for the Internet of Things. This presentation is the introduction.

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ThingsCon Amsterdam 2016 - Block exchange - workshop intro - Chris Speed

  1. 1. Block Exchange workshopImage???
  2. 2. Block Exchange 14.00 Introduction 14.15 Block Exchange in three rounds 15.00 Ideation 15.30 Presentations & Reflections 16.00 Close
  3. 3. From Push to Pull Economies Push Pull Economy and the role of ‘consumer’
  4. 4. From Push to Pull Economies Push Pull Economy and the role of ‘consumer’
  5. 5. From Push to Pull Economies Push Pull Economy and the role of ‘consumer’
  6. 6. From Push to Pull Economies Push Pull Economy and the role of ‘consumer’
  7. 7. From Value Chains to Value Constellations Company ConsumerCreating Producing Selling Delivering Supporting How value used to be created
  8. 8. From Value Chains to Value Constellations Stefan Michel
  9. 9. From Value Chains to Value Constellations
  10. 10. From Value Chains to Value Constellations
  11. 11. Overview • Digital currency • Scarcity built into it • Decentralised transaction ledger Bitcoin and Blockchain
  12. 12. Blockchain.info Show website… Blockchain.info
  13. 13. Blockchain.info Show website… Blockchain.info
  14. 14. Blockchain.info Show website… Block
  15. 15. Transactions
  16. 16. Transaction visualisation
  17. 17. Ledger shared, digital, sealed, distributed, public, encrypted Blocks incremental storage of transaction as blocks to form an immutable chain Mining Consensus confirmation of transaction activity releasing new currency to be flooded into the system to keep flow Primary Principles
  18. 18. • Possibility for people to exchange value without the need for a trusted third party • Building trust via distributed consensus • Anyone can join the system • Security through distributed copies Primary Principles Image from Ethereum
  19. 19. Emergent and potential uses for Blockchain technology Financial Investments • Currency • Bonds • Equities • Commodities • Spending or trading records • Mortgage / loan records • Crowd funding Public Records • Land registry/ownership • Vehicle registration • Business licensing • Criminal records • Passports • Birth certificates • Voting / voting records • Buildingpermits • Government transparency Private uses • Contracts • Signatures • Wills • Trusts Semi-public • Degrees • Certificates • Grades • HR records • Medical records Physical assets • Home/house • Cars • rental property Emergent applications Extract from Bitcoin Series 24: Mega-Master Blockchain List
  20. 20. Block Exchange workshopImage???
  21. 21. Block Exchange – Instructions What you need: • 10 Lego bricks • Stickers to mark 5 Lego bricks with your initials • 6 resource cards = 2 sets of 3 cards each or 6 cards of 2 different resources
  22. 22. How it works • 3 rounds of trading, 15 min each • Register trades as blocks on the blockchain • Per round, one group of miners (3 people) will solve math puzzles to earn 25 new blocks Block Exchange – Instructions
  23. 23. How it works • 3 trading activities at 15 min each • Register trades as blocks on the blockchain • Per round one group of miners (3 people) will solve maths puzzles to earn 25 new blocks Block Exchange – Instructions
  24. 24. How it works • 3 trading activities at 15 min each • Register trades as blocks on the blockchain • Per round one group of miners (3 people) will solve maths puzzles to earn 25 new blocks Block Exchange – Instructions 275 75 6 4 2 1 3 Example: 75 - 6 = 69 69 x 4 = 276 276 + 2 = 278 278 x 1 = 278 278 - 3 = 275
  25. 25. MINEOILSHEEP WATER WHEAT WOOD Round 1 Trade with each other. All resources are worth 1 brick. Block Exchange – Let’s trade
  26. 26. Round 2 Water shortage and war in the middle east lead to scarcity of some resources. Water is now worth 2 bricks and oil worth 4 bricks. Others remain 1 brick. Block Exchange – Let’s trade WATER OIL
  27. 27. Round 2 Water scarcity and a dry summer lead to unfruitful harvests. Wheat and sheep are now worth 3 bricks. Other resources back to 1 brick. Block Exchange – Let’s trade WHEAT SHEEP
  28. 28. Round 3 Make up any resource or concept and trade for bricks. Write your trades on board. Block Exchange – Let’s trade
  29. 29. What forms of value were traded? What did you learn or find inspiring? How could this inform new concepts or use cases? What use scenarios could you envision? Block Exchange - Reflections
  30. 30. BitBarista:https://youtu.be/aac3Vx54F6E
  31. 31. KASH Cups: https://youtu.be/6eSVpGiIZfo

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