This course includes a description of how bitcoin works, how to buy & use bitcoins, technical details on the design of bitcoin, and (if there's interest) some examples of performing bitcoin transactions programatically.
Conrad Barski is a medical doctor and software developer working for Wolters Kluwer on a software system for sepsis screening in hospitals. He is also the author of "Land of Lisp".
Conrad last spoke on Jaunary 14th before the Chicago Web Profesionals Meetup group. He has writing a book on Bitcoin ("Bitcoin for the Befuddled") which is scheduled to come out on Amazon on July 25th http://www.amazon.com/Bitcoin-Befuddled-Conrad-Barski-M-D/dp/1593275730Another article of interest that talks about one of his Bitcoin endeavors: http://www.coindesk.com/cointagion-unveils-no-touch-e-commerce-for-bitcoins/
IIT Rice Campus Room 103 201 East Loop Road Wheaton, IL 60187-8489Directions to IIT - Rice Campus in Wheaton
From the North or South: From I-355 (North-South Tollway), exit westbound at Rt.56/Butterfield Road and proceed west 3 1/2 miles on B utterfield Road to East Loop Road. Turn right onto East Loop Road (Phillip's 66 Gas Station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building. Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
From the I-294 (Tri-State Tollway), take the I-88 (East-West Tollway) westbound and follow directions "From the East or West" below.
From the East or West: From I-88 (East-West Tollway), take the Naperville Road exit. At the traffic light, turn left onto Naperville Road and continue north for 1\275 miles to Rt. 56/Butterfield Road. Turn right onto Rt. 56/Butterfield Road and proceed 1/4 mile to the first traffic light (East Loop Road). Turn left on to East Loop Road, ( Phillip's 66 Gas station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building.Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
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