Attendees

  • Farhan
  • Jeff
  • Tate
  • Chante
  • Kris
  • Luke

Ideas

  • Bitcoin ATM, CoinOS
    • issues with transactional fees in bitcoin that make it cost prohibative for small transaction
    • Some starting to use BitPay
    • Lightning.network - sidechain - fast, quick and cheap transaction
    • Introduce lightning network to local business
    • Bitcoin ATM (7K-15K), issues with fintrack (KYC), which introduce friction into individual transactions
    • Precious metals are considered a foriegn currency (2k Fintrack)
    • Lunch with Bitcoin Lawyer, and Credit Union that accepts Bitcoin business
  • Learning Microcontrollers with sensors
    • Where to start in hardware
    • Vancouver Hack Space - tuesday nights
    • Affordable projects
    • Kris’s Sensor Library - $20 and you can take out 5 at a time
    • Mentors in hardware hacking space
    • FPGA Vancouver - Group
  • How good are your social skills? There are no metrics for it?
    • Started with kids and new immigrant as a program to help interact with people
    • Use tests that are given to children for EQ or even test that Autistic children/people
    • How do you react when someone expresses a vulnerability to another person
    • How does their wording trigger your reaction, are you aware
    • Kris’ Debate Pyramid plugin
    • Logical Fallacies
  • Starting a cult
  • How government can help people through tech (financially or front end systems through design schools)
    • in need of real world projects
    • governments need their websites updated
    • pitch as jobs for youth instead of website updating org
    • Luke’s friend Gabe in Toronto working on a project
    • How confident are you in terms of your financial literacy? 59% said they’re not. +70% were tested as not being financially literate
    • Kris: If you know any experts in terms of financial literacy, I’d love to build templates for this in DecisionTree – Kris feels this is one of the top 5 issues missing in public school systems
    • A platform that allows you to disclose your debt anonymously
    • What if I
    • Media Smarts - They have integrated into the school systems
    • Civics, Financial Systems, Politics (top 3 according to Tate which are missing) * Kris: privacy & security * Financially investing in yourself
  • create a viatec like membership club. orange light campaign