4:00pm Networking
4:20pm Kick-off/Intro
4:30pm Socratic Seminar
5:10pm Lightning Tidbits
5:30pm Nostr Presentation
5:50pm Closing
6:15pm Food/Drinks at the Village Idiot

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Backroom of the Village Idiot
7383 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90046


🚨 There's 2 hour parking in the residential area and metered parking along the street.


This month we are excited to kick of the New Year with a Socratic Seminar led by André Neves, CTO and Co-Founder of ZEBEDEE. 🖖

Guest Speaker

André from ZEBEDEE

Socratic Seminar

Inspired by Bitdevs NY, this is an event for those interested in discussing and participating in the research and development of Bitcoin and related protocols. The Socratic Seminar events are formatted to foster debate, information sharing, and lively discussion.

Discussion topics from a variety of sources are collated by meetup members in the weeks preceding the events. We investigate pull requests in the Bitcoin Core, lnd, and other relevant repositories; we study network statistics, research papers, technical blog posts and other interesting content. To complete the meeting, members present open source projects, companies, research and other relevant materials. A feedback and Q&A section follow.

Please contact the organizers if you'd like to present at the Socratic event or have a recommended topic for discussion: contact at

A post will be made prior to the event which outlines discussion topics. Archives of discussion topics and presentations can be found in the event descriptions of past meetups. The discussion portion of the event is NEVER recorded. It is recommended that you have a firm grasp of the basics of Bitcoin in order to extract the most value from our Socratic events.