playlists / Devcon 1

Devcon 1

78 talks

Devcon 1

Only a few months after Ethereum came to life, DΞVCON 1 was held in London in November of 2015. Presenters remained hard at work on each piece of the original Ethereum roadmap, early dApp teams took the stage, and supporters teased the early industry adoption that was to arrive soon.

WATCH PLAYLIST

CURATED BY:

DEVCON TEAM

Devcon 1 Devcon playlist
Agreement Making in Solidity: A Legal Perspective preview
Devcon 1
Talk
16:18

Agreement Making in Solidity: A Legal Perspective

Bill Marino of Cornell Tech presents on Agreement Making in Solidity: A Legal Perspective.

Bill Marino

Backfeed preview
Devcon 1
Talk
14:40

Backfeed

Matan Field presents on Backfeed (http://backfeed.cc), which develops resilient technology and new economic models to support free, large-scale, systematic collaboration.

Matan Field

Balanc3: Triple Entry Accounting preview
Devcon 1
Talk
15:07

Balanc3: Triple Entry Accounting

Jeff Scott Ward and Christian Lundkvist of ConsenSys (https://consensys.net/) presents on Balanc3, a smart contract powered Triple-Entry Accounting system.

Jeff Scott Ward, Christian Lundkvist

Banking with Smart Contracts preview
Devcon 1
Panel
33:23

Banking with Smart Contracts

Lee Braine (Barclays), Ian Cusden (UBS), Rex Maudsley (Societe Generale), Andrew Keys and James Slazas (ConsenSys) discuss banking with Smart Contracts.

Lee Braine, Ian Cusden, Rex Maudsley, Andrew Keys, James Slazas

Augur preview
Devcon 1
Talk
15:24

Augur

Dr. Jack Peterson presents on Augur (http://www.augur.net/), an open-source, decentralized prediction market built on Ethereum.

Jack Peterson

Blockchain Model Canvas preview
Devcon 1
Talk
12:36

Blockchain Model Canvas

Blockchain Model Canvas

Adi Chikara

BTC Relay preview
Devcon 1
Talk
20:52

BTC Relay

Joseph Chow (Lead Developer) presents on BTC Relay (http://btcrelay.org/), a collection of smart contracts that allows Ethereum developers to interact with the Bitcoin blockchain and verify Bitcoin transactions.

Joseph Chow

Building a DApp: Design Principles for Dapp developers preview
Devcon 1
Talk
14:01

Building a DApp: Design Principles for Dapp developers

Ethereum's Alex Van de Sande presents on Design Principles for Dapp developers from a UX perspective

Alex Van de Sande

Building a DApp: What are DApps and why Meteor preview
Devcon 1
Talk
15:21

Building a DApp: What are DApps and why Meteor

Ethereum's Fabian Vogelstellar presents on DApps and why Meteor is awesome (https://www.meteor.com/).

Fabian Vogelsteller

Casper preview
Devcon 1
Talk
20:36

Casper

Ethereum's Vlad Zamfir presents on Casper, the PoS blockchain architecture for Serenity release.

Vlad Zamfir

Challenges in Public Economic Consensus preview
Devcon 1
Talk
21:53

Challenges in Public Economic Consensus

Vlad Zamfir discusses the challenges in finding public economic consensus with indirect relation to Casper PoS.

Vlad Zamfir

BlockApps STRATO preview
Devcon 1
Panel
35:41

BlockApps STRATO

Victor Wong, Kieren James Lubin, Jim Hormuzdiar Present on BlockApps STRATO, a full-stack technology solution that allows users to build industry-specific Blockchain applications on the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Victor Wong, Kieren James Lubin, Jim Hormuzdiar

Colony preview
Devcon 1
Talk
15:14

Colony

Colony (http://colony.io/) is a decentralized governance and community collaboration platform for contributing ideas, making decisions, doing work, giving feedback on the work of others and building reputation.

Jack du Rose

Dangerous Old Men: Cypherpunk's Failure, Ethereum's Success preview
Devcon 1
Talk
49:04

Dangerous Old Men: Cypherpunk's Failure, Ethereum's Success

Vinay Gupta presents on cypherpunk's history, it's failure and Ethereum's success. Vinay Gupta is a leading thinker on infrastructure theory, state failure solutions, and managing global system risks including poverty/development and the environmental crisis. He is inventor of the hexayurt. Vinay formerly served on Ethereum's communications and release management teams.

Vinay Gupta, Imogen Heap

DApp Design Patterns preview
Devcon 1
Talk
19:20

DApp Design Patterns

Joris Bontje presents on DApp Design Patterns - the best way to build you DApp.

Joris Bontje

Communicating the Ethereum Narrative preview
Devcon 1
Talk
22:37

Communicating the Ethereum Narrative

William Mougayar (https://twitter.com/wmougayar) presenting on the best ways to ccommunicate the Ethereum Narrative.

William Mougayar

DApps Framework preview
Devcon 1
Talk
09:24

DApps Framework

Ethereum's Konstantin Kudryavtsev presents on Embark, a DApp Development Framework built by Iuri Mathias.

Konstantin Kudryavtsev

DappStore preview
Devcon 1
Talk
14:39

DappStore

Tim Coulter of ConsenSys (https://consensys.net/) presents on the DApp Store (http://dappstore.io), a platform for sharing Ethereum based DApps.

Tim Coulter

Decentralized Reddit preview
Devcon 1
Talk
14:48

Decentralized Reddit

Connor Keenan of ConsenSys (https://consensys.net/) presents on his decentralized version of Reddit built on Ethereum.

Connor Keenan

devp2p preview
Devcon 1
Talk
16:40

devp2p

Ethereum's Alex Leverington presents on "devp2p", Ethereum's networking protocol.

Alex Leverington

ENS (Ethereal Namespace) preview
Devcon 1
Talk
10:27

ENS (Ethereal Namespace)

Ryan Casey of Maker DAO (https://makerdao.com/) presents on ENS (Ethereal Namespace), a contract system and set of conventions for unifying all simple (word-sized keys/values) registries into a single hierarchal namespace.

Ryan Casey

Digital Identity preview
Devcon 1
Talk
17:20

Digital Identity

Christian Lundkvist of ConsenSys (https://consensys.net/) presents on digital identity.

Christian Lundkvist

DEVgrants preview
Devcon 1
Other
03:51

DEVgrants

Ethereum's Wendell Davis takes the stage to announce the continuation of the Ethereum DEVgrants programme thanks to a generous donation from Omise (https://www.omise.co/).

Wendell Davis

Ethereum & WebAssembly preview
Devcon 1
Talk
16:29

Ethereum & WebAssembly

Ethereum's Martin Becze presents on the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) and WebAssembly

Martin Becze

Ether.Camp preview
Devcon 1
Talk
21:18

Ether.Camp

Roman Mandeleil, the Lead Developer of the Ethereum Java client shows off Ether.Camp, a block explorer, IDE and Hackathon Manager on Microsoft's Azure Cloud. http://hack.ether.camp/ http://frontier.ether.camp/

Roman Mandeleil

Ethereum in the Enterprise Environment preview
Devcon 1
Talk
16:04

Ethereum in the Enterprise Environment

Ethereum's Taylor Gerring presents on Ethereum in the Enterprise Environment.

Taylor Gerring

Ethereum for Dummies preview
Devcon 1
Talk
23:52

Ethereum for Dummies

Ethereum's CTO Dr. Gavin Wood presents "Ethereum for Dummies" or "So, now we've built it, WTF is it?"

Gavin Wood

FreeMyVunk: Join the movement preview
Devcon 1
Talk
14:05

FreeMyVunk: Join the movement

Tyler Smith presents on FreeMyVunk (http://www.freemyvunk.com/), a DApp dedicated to empowering people to fight for ownership rights over their virtual property, virtual junk or VUNK.

R. Tyler Smith

Gnosis preview
Devcon 1
Talk
15:44

Gnosis

Martin Koppelmann Presents on Gnosis (https://groupgnosis.com/). Gnosis enables you to make predictions on all kinds of events.

Martin Koppelmann

Gaming on the Blockchain preview
Devcon 1
Panel
38:18

Gaming on the Blockchain

Panel focusing on gaming on the blockchain, chaired by Wendel Davis with Peter Borah, Julian Pittleman, Jim Berry and Tyler Smith

Wendel Davis, Peter Borah, Julian Pittleman, Jim Berry, Tyler Smith

Formal Semantics for Protocols preview
Devcon 1
Talk
16:19

Formal Semantics for Protocols

Peter McBurney presents on Formal Semantics for Protocols at Ethereum's DEVCON1.

Peter McBurney

Ethereum The African Opportunity preview
Devcon 1
Talk
13:10

Ethereum The African Opportunity

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett of 4G Capital (http://4g-capital.com/) presents on "Ethereum: The African Opportunity (Nairobi)".

Wayne Hennessy-Barrett

History of the Blockchain preview
Devcon 1
Talk
18:25

History of the Blockchain

Nick Szabo takes the stage to present on the history of blockchain technology and his work on the Ethereum tech stack.

Nick Szabo

IBM MTN Project preview
Devcon 1
Talk
20:09

IBM MTN Project

IBM's Henning Diedrich presents on the IoT MTN Project.

Henning Diedrich

How Blockchain Technology Can Help us Achieve Prosperity preview
Devcon 1
Talk
29:50

How Blockchain Technology Can Help us Achieve Prosperity

Don Tapscott takes the stage at DEVCON1 to discuss how blockchain technology can help us achieve prosperity.

Don Tapscott

Inflekt: Event & Community Management preview
Devcon 1
Talk
13:58

Inflekt: Event & Community Management

Ashley Taylor of Consensys (https://consensys.net/) presents on Inflekt, an open source tribal network and events management platform.

Ashley Taylor

Introduction to Consensus preview
Devcon 1
Talk
20:03

Introduction to Consensus

Dominic Williams delivers a presentation on an "Introduction to Consensus".

Dominic Williams

IPFS preview
Devcon 1
Talk
32:23

IPFS

A look into using IPFS with Juan Batiz-Benet to distribute datastructures for various Ethereum use cases, from off-chain data, to the chain itself. IPFS A look into using IPFS to distribute datastructures for various Ethereum use cases, from off-chain data, to the chain itself. About Juan Batiz-Benet Juan Benet invented IPFS, and Filecoin. He is also the founder of Protocol Labs.

Juan Batiz-Benet

Insurance on the blockchain preview
Devcon 1
Talk
15:15

Insurance on the blockchain

Elias Haase of B9 Lab presents on insurance on the blockchain.

Elias Haase

Keynote and Ethereum roadmap preview
Devcon 1
Panel
46:05

Keynote and Ethereum roadmap

In this first video from the ÐΞVCON ONE series, Vitalik Buterin, Jeffrey Wilcke, Alex van de Sande and Gavin Wood present the Ethereum roadmap.

Vitalik Buterin, Jeffrey Wilcke, Alex van de Sande, Gavin Wood

Lightning Talk: HitFin preview
Devcon 1
Talk
04:59

Lightning Talk: HitFin

Patrick Salami presents on HitFin (http://www.hitfin.com/), a bilateral trading and settlement platform for over-the-counter derivatives.

Patrick Salami

Lightning Talk: Learning Ethereum & How to navigate the community preview
Devcon 1
Talk
0

Lightning Talk: Learning Ethereum & How to navigate the community

Hudson Jameson presents on the best way to navigate the Ethereum community and the tools they use to communicate.

Hudson Jameson

Lightning Talk: Provably Honest Oracle Service preview
Devcon 1
Talk
04:50

Lightning Talk: Provably Honest Oracle Service

Thomas Bertani presents on Oraclize (http://www.oraclize.it/), a set of tools and APIs aiming to enhance the power of smart contracts by pushing external data to the blockchain.

Thomas Bertani

Lightning Talk: Reality Keys preview
Devcon 1
Talk
03:56

Lightning Talk: Reality Keys

Edmund Edgar presents on Reality Keys (https://www.realitykeys.com/). The Reality Keys™ service provides automated and human-verified data designed to enable a new generation of automated, trust-free information services.

Edmund Edgar

Liquidity on Blockchains preview
Devcon 1
Talk
09:40

Liquidity on Blockchains

Casey Detrio presents on Liquidity on Blockchains with Batch Auctions and Smart Markets.

Casey Detrio

Lightning Talk: Metamask.io preview
Devcon 1
Talk
08:58

Lightning Talk: Metamask.io

Aeron Davis presents on Metamask, a bridge that connects the web of today with the web of tomorrow.

Aeron Davis

Maker preview
Devcon 1
Talk
10:52

Maker

Nikolai Mushegian presents on Maker (https://makerdao.com/), a contract system which creates and maintains the Dai Stablecoin.

Nikolai Mushegian

Middleware & on-chain Services preview
Devcon 1
Panel
58:30

Middleware & on-chain Services

Ethereum's George Hallam moderates a panel on Ethereum Middleware and On-Chain Services

Roman Mandeleil, Piper Merriam, Christian Lundkvist, Joseph Chow, Nikolai Mushegian, George Hallam

Microsoft Announcing Ethereum Blockchain as a Service (ETH BaaS) on Azure Cloud preview
Devcon 1
Talk
16:57

Microsoft Announcing Ethereum Blockchain as a Service (ETH BaaS) on Azure Cloud

Microsoft's Marley Gray takes the stage to present on Eth Baas, the Ethereum blockchain-as-a-service on the Microsoft Azure Cloud, created in partnership with ConsenSys spokes BlockApps and Ether.Camp.

Marley Gray

Myths and Facts of Reputation Systems preview
Devcon 1
Talk
12:49

Myths and Facts of Reputation Systems

Andres Junge of Yaykuy (https://www.yaykuy.cl/) presents on the myths and facts of reputation systems.

Andres Junge

Nano-payments on Ethereum preview
Devcon 1
Talk
17:05

Nano-payments on Ethereum

Piotr Janiu of Golem (http://golemproject.net/) presents on Nano-payments on the Ethereum blockchain

Piotr Janiuk

Monadic Design Patterns for the Blockchain preview
Devcon 1
Talk
19:45

Monadic Design Patterns for the Blockchain

Lucius Greg Meredith gives an update on "SpecialK" - the formal verification software being used with Casper + an overview of monadic design patters.

Lucius Greg Meredith

Prediction Markets Panel preview
Devcon 1
Panel
29:57

Prediction Markets Panel

Panel: Prediction Markets Edmund Edgar (Reality Keys), Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum), Jack Peterson (Augur), Martin Koppelmann (Gnosis), Moderator: Stefano Bertolo

Edmund Edgar, Vitalik Buterin, Jack Peterson, Martin Koppelmann, Stefano Bertolo

Mix preview
Devcon 1
Talk
17:06

Mix

An introduction to Ethereum's IDE Mix.

Arkadiy Paronyan

Progressing toward the Ethereum Light Client preview
Devcon 1
Talk
18:25

Progressing toward the Ethereum Light Client

Ethereum's Zsolt Felfoldi presents on the progress made towards the Ethereum Light Client.

Zsolt Felfoldi

Provenance preview
Devcon 1
Talk
08:48

Provenance

Provenance

Jessi Baker

Layer 2s preview
Devcon 1
Panel
57:29

Layer 2s

Ethereum's Dr. Gavin Wood moderates a panel with Vitalik Buterin, Martin Becze, Dominic Williams and Vlad Zamfir on scalability with Ethereum.

Gavin Wood, Vitalik Buterin, Martin Becze, Dominic Williams, Vlad Zamfir

Registries preview
Devcon 1
Talk
09:38

Registries

Niran Babalola of ConsenSys (https://consensys.net/) presents on Regis, a platform for building and deploying registries into the Ethereum network.

Niran Babalola

Raiden: Scaling Out With Offchain State Networks preview
Devcon 1
Talk
17:45

Raiden: Scaling Out With Offchain State Networks

Ethereum's Heiko Hees presents on Raiden, the Bitcoin Lightning-Network inspired extension to Ethereum which scales-out asset transfer capacity.

Heiko Hees

Scalable Blockchains & Asynchronous Programming preview
Devcon 1
Talk
20:52

Scalable Blockchains & Asynchronous Programming

Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin presents on scalability and asynchronous programming.

Vitalik Buterin

Rebuilding Enterprise Processes with Blockchains and Smart Contracts preview
Devcon 1
Talk
18:13

Rebuilding Enterprise Processes with Blockchains and Smart Contracts

Mathew Spoke of Deloitte presents on rebuilding the enterprise process with blockchains and smart contracts.

Mathew Spoke

Shh! Whisper preview
Devcon 1
Talk
26:57

Shh! Whisper

Ethereum's Co-Creator Dr. Gavin Wood presents on Whisper (https://github.com/ethereum/wiki/blob...), the 'pitch black' P2P messaging protocol. Apologies for the poor video framing, individual slides can be found here - http://www.slideshare.net/gavofyork/w...

Gavin Wood

Slock.it preview
Devcon 1
Talk
23:35

Slock.it

Ethereum's Christoph Jentzsch presents on Slock.it (http://slock.it/), an IoT/Blockchain company that allows users rent, sell or share anything!

Christoph Jentzsch

Standardization preview
Devcon 1
Panel
37:10

Standardization

Vitalik Buterin, Dr. Gavin Wood, Fabian Vogelsteller, Nikolai Mushegian and Christian Lundkvist discuss standardisation in the Ethereum space.

Vitalik Buterin, Dr. Gavin Wood, Fabian Vogelsteller, Nikolai Mushegian, Christian Lundkvist

Securing Ethereum preview
Devcon 1
Talk
20:35

Securing Ethereum

Ethereum's Dr. Jutta Steiner and Gustav Simonsson present on the work undertaken to secure Ethereum.

Jutta Steiner, Gustav Simonsson

Smart Bonds preview
Devcon 1
Talk
13:41

Smart Bonds

Stephan Karpischek and Ian Cusden of UBS (https://www.ubs.com/global/en.html) present on their Smart Bonds Platform built using the Ethereum software stack.

Stephan Karpischek, Ian Cusden

Swarm preview
Devcon 1
Talk
28:31

Swarm

Ethereum's Dr. Daniel Nagy and Viktor Tron present on Swarm, the decentralised, incentivised file storage system.

Daniel Nagy, Viktor Tron

The Pathway to Ethereum Adoption preview
Devcon 1
Panel
41:27

The Pathway to Ethereum Adoption

A panel focusing on "The Pathway to Ethereum Adoption" with Vinay Gupta (https://twitter.com/leashless), Gavin Wood (https://twitter.com/gavofyork), Joseph Lubin (https://twitter.com/ethereumJoseph) and William Mougayar (https://twitter.com/wmougayar).

Vinay Gupta, Gavin Wood, Joseph Lubin, William Mougayar

Synthetic Assets preview
Devcon 1
Talk
13:41

Synthetic Assets

Dominic Williams presents on Synthetic Assets at Ethereum's DEVCON1.

Dominic Williams

Tokens preview
Devcon 1
Talk
16:47

Tokens

Simon de la Rouviere of ConsenSys presents on tokens and standards on the Ethereum blockchain.

Simon de la Rouviere

Towards Imandra Contracts: Formal verification for Ethereum preview
Devcon 1
Talk
20:10

Towards Imandra Contracts: Formal verification for Ethereum

Grant Passmore of Aesthetic Integration (http://aestheticintegration.com/) presents on Imandra, the breakthrough artificial intelligence technology for ensuring financial algorithms are designed and implemented safely and fairly using formal verification.

Grant Passmore

Towards safer languages for smart contracts preview
Devcon 1
Talk
09:58

Towards safer languages for smart contracts

Jack Pettersson and Robert Edström present Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden present on a dependantly typed functional language for smart contracts.

Jack Pettersson, Robert Edström

Towards a Dynamic Economic, Social and Political Mesh preview
Devcon 1
Talk
22:07

Towards a Dynamic Economic, Social and Political Mesh

Joseph Lubin of ConsenSys (https://consensys.net/) presents on "Towards a Dynamic Economic, Social and Political Mesh".

Joseph Lubin

Transactive Grid: A Decentralized Energy Management Solution preview
Devcon 1
Panel
16:14

Transactive Grid: A Decentralized Energy Management Solution

Transactive Grid, decentralized energy managment solution An Ethereum-enabled Community Energy Market Sharing Economy for Microgrids is a joint venture uniting LO3 Energy (http://lo3energy.com/) and ConsenSys (https://consensys.net/).

Lawrence Orisini

Understanding the Ethereum Blockchain Protocol preview
Devcon 1
Talk
38:18

Understanding the Ethereum Blockchain Protocol

Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin presents on the intricacies of the Ethereum Blockchain Protocol.

Vitalik Buterin

Universal Hash Time preview
Devcon 1
Talk
15:54

Universal Hash Time

Jeff Coleman of Ledger Labs (http://ledgerlabs.io/) presents on the Universal Hash Time + State Channels.

Jeff Coleman

Ujo Music preview
Devcon 1
Talk
16:18

Ujo Music

ConsenSys's Phil Barry presents on Ujo (http://ujomusic.com/), the recent revolution in digital music consumption – and streaming in particular!

Phil Barry

Weifund & Boardroom preview
Devcon 1
Talk
14:09

Weifund & Boardroom

Nick Dodson of ConsenSys (https://consensys.net/) presents on Weifund (http://weifund.io/), the decentralised crowdfunding platform and Boardroom (http://boardroom.to/), a blockchain governance DApp.

Nick Dodson