Alexis Gauba speaks about co-founding she(256), mentoring and teaching blockchain literacy, starting points for people with an interest in blockchain technology, how students can make the best of the available programs in blockchain education, teaching coding to underrepresented minorities, her current research questions at Mechanism Labs, the importance of usability in blockchains, how to design interdisciplinary research projects, and much more.
Alexis is a Co-Founder of she256, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing diversity and breaking down barriers to entry in the blockchain space. She is studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley and has been actively involved in the blockchain space as Co-Founder of Mechanism Labs, conducting research on distributed consensus and usability.
Blockchain at Berkeley YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5sgoRfoSp3jeX4DEqKLwKg/videos
Also mentioned in the episode:
Aparna Krishnan: https://www.theblockchainandus.com/aparna-krishnan
Blockchain Fundamentals Berkeley EdX course: https://www.edx.org/professional-certificate/uc-berkeleyx-blockchain-fundamentals
Zubin Koticha's Medium channel: https://medium.com/@zubinkoticha
Princeton Textbook "Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies": http://www.bitcoinbook.cs.princeton.edu
Andreas Antonopoulos’ book “Mastering Bitcoin”: www.goodreads.com/book/show/21820378-mastering-bitcoin
Andreas Antonopoulos’ and Gavin Wood’s book “Mastering Ethereum”: www.goodreads.com/book/show/33584554-mastering-ethereum
MIT Bitcoin Expo: https://www.mitbitcoinexpo.org
Crypto Economics Security Conference: https://www.cesc.io
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