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Distributed Saturdays!

  • Starfish Mission 1535 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Ride the Rocket ship to DISTRIBUTED SATURDAYS! A weekly, peer-to-peer, protocol-agnostic learning fest for ALL knowledge levels, technical and non-technical.


10:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Peer-to-Peer Learning: CryptoZombies + More
11:00 AM to 11:45 PM - Breakdown & Analysis of the Frightful DAO Hack
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Blockchain 101 for Non-Technical Peeps + HORROR
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Whitepaper Book Club: PETRO!
2:00PM to 4:00PM - EOS Hackathon Team Building



10:30 AM to 11:45 AM - The Frightful DAO Hack

• Ken Woodruff, Founder at BikeDeed, will lure participants back through a timeline of the hack, the players, and the devil of a bug that caused the problem. The session will end with the repercussions that haunt Ethereum to this day.

• About the Speaker
Ken Woodruff is a Software Developer and Decentralization-nut who won't stop talking about Blockchain. He's worked for small startups and large corporations, and is currently coming off an 8 year tenure with Adobe Systems where he helped grow the Managed Services team from 2 employees to over 300 employees.

• About BikeDeed
This event is sponsored by BikeDeed - a Decentralized Registry for Bicycles running on the Ethereum Blockchain. Our primary goals are to combat bike theft, validate ownership, and maintain service records. A Carfax for Bikes - only better.


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Whitepaper Book Club (Every other Saturday)

• Get petrified by the breakdown and analysis of this Saturday's Whitepaper: PETRO!



10:00 AM to 3:00 PM - Peer-to-Peer Learning

• For those interested in the technical side, no DLT programming language experience necessary. Would be great if you've coded in something, but pure interest goes a long way. Self-learning programs include...
- CryptoZombies: Great primer on Solidity
- Ethernaut: Smart contract tutorial
- Hyperledger Composer: Build a Hyperledger solution from scratch
...and more.

• If you've got a project you're working on or something you'd like to further your understanding of with others, please bring it!

• Bring your laptops!


11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Blockchain 101 for Non-Technical People + HORROR STORIES!

• We'll break down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain is, and how it will benefit you.

• This week's Blockchain 101 angle is Blockchain + Horror Stories

Networking: 10:30am
Starfish Mission is a protocol-agnostic, Blockchain co-working space and community hub run by you, the community. We welcome both non-technical and technical blockchain enthusiasts, explorers, developers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and investors of ALL knowledge levels. Come meet your peers and see what road your new-found connections will take you down.

What is Blockchain & Why Should I Care?: 11:00am
We'll start off by breaking down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain is, and how it will benefit you and humanity.

Blockchain + HORROR STORIES: 11:45am
This week's 101 angle is about Blockchain Horror Stories. We will go through post-mortem exercises of grave proportions.

Where will you go from here?: 12:15pm
And finally, what is it about blockchain technology that attracted you and what would you like to do with the knowledge that you're gaining in this space?


2:00PM to 4:00PM - EOS Hackathon Team Building

• The SF EOS Developers group will get together from 2-4pm (weekly until Nov 3) to share and learn more about EOS, form teams and prepare for the EOS Hackathon on November 10-11th. ($140k+ in prizes)

• Activities include:
- Peer to peer EOS learning
- Team formations
- Project brainstorming


Telegram supergroup for this event:

If you’re keen on coming please RSVP at the link below:

Later Event: October 27
White Paper Book Club