Blockchain Technology: What’s the big deal?

When? July 20th, 2022 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Blockchain technology is a mysterious topic for many. Is it a network? A database? A cryptography algorithm? Is it the same as cryptocurrency? In this episode of “ACM-W Celebrating Technology Leaders,” we aim to demystify blockchain technology with the help of leading women technologists in the field. Join our panel, with host Bushra Anjum, as we talk about the core concepts, and learn how to differentiate blockchain hype from reality. We will also explore what problems are good candidates to be solved with this emerging technology.

Panelists

Lisa Calkins | CEO HalfBlast Studios

Tatiana Zander | Director Technology Innovation Ericsson

Zeenat Anjum | Founder & CEO Digiwrite

with host Bushra Anjum

Resources shared by the Panelists in the session:

1. To explore the analytics side of Blockchain Technology Dune Analytics, Flipside Crypto

2. For learning and community, check out Layer 3 Platform, blockchain.ieee.org/communities, corda.net

3. To learn about emerging projects coming into the space of Blockchain applications cointelegraph.com, cryptocompare.com, yahoofinance.com

4. Description of the Ericcson use case discussed in the session, Remote Acceptance

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