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Behind Bitcoin: Why Your Cash is Going Digital

The concept of money is vastly misunderstood in society. Following the financial crisis in 2008, bitcoin was created in an attempt to use technology to improve the cash systems of today. In order to understand what the future of money will be, we need to ask a few questions. How is bitcoin money? How does this technology improve on past technology we have used to make money? What is the future of bitcoin? Is the real story bitcoin or blockchain?

Thursday, March 1, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Central Standard Time)
830 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, United States Get Directions

About Joe Hernandez

Disruption Joe is a blockchain community leader in Chicago and founder of the Chicago Blockchain Project. He is passionate about educating people on cryptocurrencies and the real world use cases of blockchain technology. His focus is executive education. Chicago Blockchain Project is a community-oriented project providing workshops, education, and events. He also runs the Chicago Blockchain Project 1,500 member meetup group. You can find more on Joe with his new podcast titled Blockchain & You, his Medium page, and by visiting his website

About the Chicago Made Series @ UNIQLO. 

1871 and global fashion retailer UNIQLO join forces to bring you Chicago Made, a four-part event series at the UNIQLO Michigan Avenue store. Through a series of high-energy talks from Chicago's top innovators and influencers, Discover how Chicago is shaping the face of global technology and leading the way in creating faster, smarter, cleaners solutions to everyday problems. From the Internet of Things to bitcoin to artificial intelligence, our city is making the world a better place -- one innovation at a time.

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