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OPEN TALK: Engineering Decentralized Apps with Node.js

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Jacopo Daeli
GoDaddy, Lead Software Engineer

Jacopo Daeli is a computer scientist and a senior software engineer. His research interests include cloud infrastructures, distributed systems, peer-to-peer applications and machine learning.

Jacopo is currently Lead Software Engineer at GoDaddy. Outside his professional work, Jacopo mentors at the Holberton School and Node School in San Francisco, writes technical articles for the Node.js foundation and Google Cloud Platform community. Occasionally, he is a guest speaker at many prominent global conferences and meetups including DeveloperWeek, Midwest JS, Best Of Web, Paris.js, SFNode and Codito Ergo Sum.

Blockchain has undoubtedly broken the Internet in the past few years. This technology enabled developers to disrupt not only financial systems but also virtually every industry. Blockchain gave rise to the development of Decentralized Apps. Dapps have interesting properties: they are fault tolerant, auditable, open source, and there is no central control after they're deployed. They also incentivized people to run them with currency that's worth money.
This presentation is about building a Decentralized App with Node.js on top of the Ethereum network using Truffle and web3.js.