NYC Skywire Mainnet Meetup
October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The NYC Blockchain Center welcomes our new member, Skycoin, and their Skywire Mainnet NYC meetup group.
Did you know that your personal data is often turned into a source of profit on the Internet?
As it exists today, the internet is often vulnerable to security breaches and surveillance. So what can you do about it?
Good news for you, Skycoin is building a new internet, available first to New York City residents. Skywire is a decentralized network of hardware nodes, owned by independent people like you, who are rewarded in the form of Skycoin Coin Hours for sharing bandwidth on the Skywire network.
Join the Skycoin team to learn about the censorship-free, private internet called Skywire, and find out how to join the community working to protect internet freedom.
At this meet-up you will:
- Learn about the rewards of owning Skywire nodes
- Recieve 8 Skycoin if you attend and download the wallet
- Have a chance to receive 1,000,000 Skycoin Coin Hours in a raffle
- Receive a Skycoin t-shirt and have the option to join as a new member of the Skyfleet
6:00 pm – Doors open
6:10 pm – Introduction to Skycoin Ecosystem (focus on Skycoin)
6:25 pm – Explanation of Skywire (from concept to testnet)
6:40 pm – Break
6:45 pm – Skywire hardware demo
7:00 pm – Skyminer/Skywire network demonstration: live demonstration of Skycoin Hardware produced Antenna
7:45 pm – Q&A
8:00 pm – Venue closes
About the Presenters
Khalob Freeborn is a blockchain advocate and internet freedom advocate with a background in business development and direct response advertising. He joined Skycoin as Director of Advertising earlier this year. His focus is to build revenue streams and facilitate the project’s transition into a self-sustainable business which controls its growth, independent of cryptocurrency speculation markets.
Ty Moses comes from a background in Cellular Wireless Networking and 15 plus years as a Systems/Network Engineer. Ty has now shifted his focus to the Blockchain space and joined Skycoin to lead the deployment of the Skywire Mainnet.