2:30pm Networking
3:00pm Asher Hopp
3:30 Socratic Seminar led by Andrew Yang
4:30pm Drinks at Fathers Office

Lightspark builds enterprise-ready infrastructure for the Lightning Network delivering open payments for the Internet at scale. Lightspark services aim to be the fastest, lowest cost, easiest and most reliable way to send and receive payments globally with exceptionally low fees, using Lightning.


Join us for another amazing Bitcoin meetup!

This month we will host a Socratic Seminar led by Andrew Yang. We'll also be joined by Asher Hopp who'll be leading a discussion around txn spamming (including ordinals) in the Bitcoin network.

If you have topics you'd like to discuss or would like to present on a topic, reach out to us on twitter @bitdevsla!


Paper or Plastik Cafe - 5772 W Pico Blvd · Los Angeles, CA
Go in through the front of the door of the cafe and towards the back will be a door to the studio.


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

Speakers Info

Asher Hopp

Socratic Host Details

Andrew Yang - PM @Stakwork

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.