Bitcoin is the world's largest crypto-currency. In certain situations, it is a suitable alternative to the normal government's money like Euros or U.S. Dollars. Some people consider Bitcoin to be a digital gold. In our Progressbar hackerspace many people are focused on Bitcoins, have lectures/workshop on this subject and analyze the technical, economic and legislative aspects of using crypto-currencies.
If you are just starting with Bitcoin, we recommend you look at one of the following lectures:
Presentation of Project Know-How (less technical presentation that analyzes Bitcoin from different perspectives. The discussion has an audio bug at project know-how). Lecturer Juraj Bednar. Slides from Know-How presentation can be seen here.
On 9th May 2012 we organized Bitcoin workshop in Progressbar with the following presentations: