Introduction to Bitcoin
May 3, 2018 @ 7 pm
Keller Williams Realty
120 Bloomingdale Rd. ****location map****
White Plains, NY 10605
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is digital money that is not issued or controlled by any central
organization. Using encryption technology, it can store and
transfer value anywhere in the world. It can be used to buy goods and
services, store wealth, or send value without the permission of a third
party such as banks or governments.
No single organization runs the Bitcoin network. Instead, it is a
decentralized network of computers around the world that keeps
track of all Bitcoin transaction—all without human intervention.
Bitcoin is also the name of the payment network on which the Bitcoin
digital tokens move. It is a relatively new technology
first introduced in 2009 whose value has accelerated like no other
asset class in recorded history.
This presentation will be an introduction to Bitcoin and how it works.
Oh, and one more
At every General Meeting we have door prize drawings.
This month's feature prize:
HP EliteBook 8540P
15.6" Widescreen laptop
Intel i7-620m 2.66GHz x 2
500GB SATA hard drive
4.0GB DDR3 memory
Windows 7 Ent. 64-bit (HP)
HP power brick
New generic battery
draw prize is open to members only - but non members can easily join at
front desk to be eligible for the drawing. Only $50 per year per
family with the winner taking home this computer.
Subject to be announced
June 7, 2018 @ 7 pm
120 Bloomingdale Rd. ****location map***
White Plains, NY 10605
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