Past weekend was a highly productive weekend for me. I was able to accomplish a lot in terms of helping many people understand the Steem blockchain and the major apps utilising it.
A few days ago @bobinson contacted on Steemit.Chat and informed me of the Blockchain Bangalore group meetup. Kiran was the host of the event and Bobinson got me a speaking slot. I was quite excited to be talking to a group of devs.
The event was focused towards developers and software engineers and was a technical meet of sorts. We were about 20 people and participants were engineers from top IT companies including Samsung, General Electric amongst others. They were interested to learn more about the development opportunities with these new technologies.
Some marketing professional for a top supply chain company was also present to understand commercial use cases of blockchain. Overall it was an extremely interactive session.
Kiran gave a solid brief about blockchain technology. It started from basics to intermediate information which was again very developer oriented. This paved the way for @bobinson's detailed discussion on IPFS, Graphene 2 and comparison of blockchains and their capabilities.
Both presenters gave excellent insights into some of these technologies and I enjoyed listening to them as it helped brush up my own knowledge of these matters.
These two presentations tied in perfectly with my presentation on Steem blockchain, SMTs and all the applications on top of the Steem blockchain. We were hard pressed for time as the first two presentations ran for 3 hrs. I was hoping to close in early but the participants were so interested by Steem blockchain that my presentation became an interactive discussion that ran for an hour past our closing time.
Everyone present were thrilled to learn about the possibilities with Steem. I'm now considering holding a couple of developer meetups later in the year as and when time permits. I think we could do with more devs from India experimenting and building new apps using blockchain technology.
India is a nascent market with tremendous upside. I hope to assist in harnessing some of this potential for the growth of the Steem blockchain and currency, and bring new users and devs to use the various apps on the Steem blockchain, as well as create new use cases.
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