Crypto-Wallets: A Technical Perspective – Nakov @ OpenFest 2018

November 4, 2018
Today a gave a technical talk titled “Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective” at the OpenFest 2018 conference in Sofia about crypto wallets, wallet standards and the cryptography behind them, with live examples in JavaScript. Slides from OpenFest 2018 – Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective (by Svetlin Nakov)  Video from OpenFest 2018 – Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective

Speaker at CryptoBlockCon 2018 (11-12 December @ Las Vegas)

October 30, 2018
I am happy to announce that I was invited as speaker at CryptoBlockCon 2018 – Las Vegas. I will give an overview talk about the consensus algorithms in the blockchain networks, such as proof of work, proof of stake and byzantine fault tolerance. Event: CryptoBlockCon – Las Vegas, 2018 Date: 12-December-2018, 10:35 – 10:55 Title: Overview of Blockchain Consensus

Svetlin Nakov: Speaker at the Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit 2019

October 11, 2018
I am happy to announce that I was confirmed as a speaker at the Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit. My talk is technical, about dApps, Ethereum and Solidity: Title: Building Decentralized (dApps) in Ethereum Date: February 20, 2019 Location: Haliç Congress Center, Istanbul In the session the speaker explains the concepts of smart contracts and DApps and demonstrates

Multi-Signature Wallets: Nakov @ SoftUnit Conf 2018

September 29, 2018
Today I had a talk at the SoftUnit Conf 2018 titled “Multi-Signature Crypto-Wallets“, where I explained the the problems with single-user-controlled wallets, the concepts of multisig wallets, multisig addresses, how multi-signature wallets are implemented in Bitcoin and Ethereum and demonstrated the Gnosis multisig wallet contract (Solidity code), running on the Ropsten Ethereum testnet, along with the

Blockchain Introduction

October 18, 2017
Recently I had a talk about the Blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies and their application to the real world economy. Watch my blockchain talk as video: About this Blockchain Talk Blockchain is a decentralized ledger (distributed database with no owner) running the infrastructure for digital cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. It this talk the speaker will explain

Map Reduce and Apache Hadoop

June 4, 2016
I had a talk about Map-Reduce and Apache Hadoop at the Spring Conference of the Bulgarian Oracle User Group (BGOUG) – Borovets, June 2016. I post the demo source code, slides and video here. Map-Reduce and Apache Hadoop – Video Map-Reduce and Apache Hadoop – Slides Map-Reduce and Apache Hadoop – Source Code Map-Reduce-Hadoop-Demos.zip
Turtle Graphics Library for C# and .NET

Turtle Graphics .NET – C# Open Source Library

February 14, 2016
Albeit left behind to a certain extent, the good old turtle is still an excellent way to introduce people to the world of programming. “Turtle graphics” has implementations in a variety of languages with Logo being the trendsetter for the older school of programmers and survives to this day with a very beginner friendly and

HTTP/2 за разработчици

November 22, 2015
HTTP/2 идва. HTTP/2 е позволява сайтовете ви да зареждат по-бързо, особено при висико-латентна връзка (например от мобилен телефон). Големите (Google, FB, Twitter, Wikipedia, …) вече ползват HTTP/2, а скоро ще го ползва и целия свят. Неизбежно е. Въпрос на време. Искаме или не, HTTP/2 лека полека ще се установи като основният протокол в Интернет, и