Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technologies

Monday May 21, 2018
7:00 PM Wakelin Room
Mark Weber will discuss the basics of Bitcoin’s distributed system as well as its potential to foster financial inclusion and property rights.  Weber is a graduate researcher at the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative and a fellow at the Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship. He specializes in connecting dots across disciplines and leading diverse teams to bridge emergent technologies with real world applications informed by economics, systems thinking, and behavioral science. Free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries.