Thursday, 23 November 2017

Blockchain in Education

136 page publication from Alexander Grech and Anthony F. Camilleri published via the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, who's aim is to provide evidence-based scientific support to the European policymaking process.

Friday, 17 November 2017

American Express announce blockchain-enabled business-to-business cross-border payments system

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In announcing a partnership involving Santander in the UK, American Express will provide real-time payment processing, instantly connecting U.S. customers to the UK, via blockchain enabled tech.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Digital Diploma debuts at MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is have announced that following a pilot progam 111 of their graduates have been given the option to receive their diplomas on their smartphones via an app, in addition to the traditional format.

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Blockchain predictions: Rethinking Trust and Intermediaries

Blockchain technology will be as revolutionary as the internet, or maybe even the steam engine, predicts Andreas Freund, Ph.D., a senior manager for Tata Consultancy Services' blockchain advisory.

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Blockchain in academia: Training for students and educators

As interest in blockchain grows, so does demand for a skilled technical workforce that can use the technology to bring networks into production.

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Bitcoin's Academic Pedigree

Article from Arvind Narayanan and Jeremy Clark which challenges the view that bitcoin is built on new ideas by showing that nearly all of the technical components of bitcoin originated in the academic literature of the 1980s and '90s.

Resources: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies provides a comprehensive introduction to the revolutionary yet often misunderstood new technologies of digital currency.