By Christopher Moschella, CPA, CISA, Risk Advisory Services Senior Manager
The Basics Behind the Buzzwords
March of 2016 a single Bitcoin cost $416.
March of 2021 a single Bitcoin cost $50,000!
Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and blockchain are in mainstream financial news every day. They have the potential to be massively disruptive over the next decade. The media, however, rarely dives into the technological details, and as a result the fundamental concepts underpinning these technologies evade most individuals.
This presentation demystifies these concepts by gently wading into the details with the goal of giving you the foundational knowledge you need to enable your own independent research and eventually make better informed decisions for yourself and your business.
Presented by Chris Moschella
on March 16, 2021
View the answers to questions submitted by attendees here.
Correction from the Presenter: The realistic maximum size of a Bitcoin block is closer to 2 megabytes rather than 1 megabyte. The average block size being between ~1,500 and ~2,500 transactions.”
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