pleb.fi

/miami

never stop improvin bitcoin,
but specifically on june 6th 2021 in miami

think outside the box

june 6th, 2021, miami at a secret location, 12-5pm.

not the best. not the brightest. the plebs.

like 50 of them.

come for a day of hacking, mentorship, workshops, and discussions on how to contribute to bitcoin functionality accelerationism and build decentralized finance applications on bitcoin. we'll also get into how to get your project funded either traditionally or through new age pleb means.

also free food. some kind of party after.

no tickets, but donations welcome to lincoln network (501c3). email about@joinlincoln.org to note it's for pleb.fi.

submit the form below if you wanna come.

(not so) secret pleb agenda

to be tweaked as we confirm more content

topic presenter time
food & hang 12pm - 12:30pm
get over your hangovers and come by around noon for lunch and mingling to introduce yourself to the other attendees. get here by 12:30pm latest or you'll miss some stuff.
show & tell anyone 12:30pm - 12:40pm
drop a DM to reserve a slot, open time for participants to do a brief demo & talk about what they are working on.
overview: the ethcosystem michael lewellen 12:40pm - 12:55pm
plebs have some learnin to do from other ecosystems. an open zeppelin pm is coming in to give us the skinny on the eth infrastructure ecosystem and what types of components bitcoin will need to create a vibrant plapp (pleb-app) ecosystem.
hiding your naughty bits dan gould 12:55pm - 1:05pm
if this session happens in a forest and no one is around to hear it did it really happen? a primer on recent developments in privacy tech for bitcoin and demos of payjoin on mobile apps.
automated market making on liquid burak keceli 1:05pm - 1:15pm
enter the bitmatrix: burak is going to amm-pill us with knowledge on uniswap like contracts implemented in liquid. covenant insanity.
tradfi v.s. defi:
they won't or they can't?
tarun chitra 1:15pm - 1:45pm
can traditional finance markets catch up with decentralized finance if they wanted to? learn from defi's most galactic brain about how defi markets structurally outpace what's possible in tradfi and get inspired to build such products for bitcoin.
sapio tutorial + q&a jeremy rubin 1:45pm - 2:30pm
come learn about how to use sapio to write bitcoin smart contracts. tutorial followed by some exercises, bring your laptop. if you want a headstart, read through the guide here before the event (recommended).
bio break / open mic group 2:30pm - 2:40pm
make no misstake: pos sidechains tba... 2:40pm - 2:55pm
a shallow dive into possibilities for proof of stake and oracle bonding protocols anchored on bitcoin.
brainstorm 2:55pm - 3:50pm
we'll do some kind of maybe hopefully not lame activity to mix things up and do a little storming of the old brain
report back group 3:50pm - 4:20pm
report back and share any cool ideas from the brainstorm -- what do you need to build it? who can help you?
funding secured ben price, jeremy rubin, oleg mikhalsky 4:20pm - 5pm
how can you get your work funded, realistically? venture backed? open source grants? self-fund and bootstrap? a coin for dogs? google 20% side project? we'll explore options for getting quality work funded and how to sustain yourself for the long-haul.
bitcoin hive mind prof. mariam humayun 5 - 5:30
prof. humayun is in to give us a schoolin' on bitcoin's hyper functional/dysfunctional community and share insights from her research that can help plebs understand their place in the hive and how to work within and outside of the system.
accelerationism
(group discussion)
keagan mcclelland 5:30 - 6
many plebs whisper about the need for a bitcoin manhattan project to tackle the toughest problems bitcoin faces. elon musk says he's gonna 100x dogecoin. does bitcoin's system work? what are the kpis (key plebformance indicators) for a healthy ecosystem? how can plebs work together against over ossification? or something else entirely? bring your open minds.
super secret social schooner tba... 6:00 - ???
ahoy mateys... we may not have a boat, but we may also have one if the stars align. in either case, we'll get you feeling like you've got sea legs with a social event afterwards... details tba.

brought to you by:

  1. jeremy rubin: judica
  2. ariel deschapell: lincoln network
  3. flip abignale: carrot
  4. sarah satoshi:
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