"This Is What the Blockchain Is and How It Can Change Your Life" - Niloo Ravaei, Blockgeeks
Niloo Ravaei speaks about learning and teaching skills of developing blockchain applications, stories that draw people into the blockchain space, why blockchain technology empowers people, examples where token economics creates incentives, combating technostrategic discourse, who should take blockchain programming classes, living in a blockchain bubble, how to advocate and think critically at the same time, parallels between the Internet age and the blockchain age, skills for the future, having a growth mindset, and much more.
Niloo is the Head of Education at Blockgeeks with the mission to share and grow the knowledge around blockchain technology. She is a filmmaker turned coder who screened her short film at the Cannes Film Festival and has helped FinTech startups in Toronto and San Francisco scale into some of the biggest players in the space. Niloo is heavily involved in the global blockchain community, working with emerging platforms and enterprises that want to leverage blockchain technology, and she also works with various causes to design and implement socially impactful blockchain solutions.
Also mentioned in the episode:
Andreas Antonopoulos' book "Mastering Bitcoin": https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21820378-mastering-bitcoin
Andreas Antonopoulos' and Gavin Wood's book "Mastering Ethereum": https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33584554-mastering-ethereum
Edmond Lau's book "The Effective Engineer": https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25238425-the-effective-engineer
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