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Coinbase: 42% of World’s Best Universities Offer Crypto Courses

Posted by C. Edward Kelso on

Coinbase: 42% of World’s Best Universities Offer Crypto CoursesThe ecosystem’s largest bank and quasi-exchange, Coinbase, commissioned a survey about higher education (students and faculty) attitudes toward crypto and blockchain. They found over 40% of leading universities around the world offer at least one course in blockchain or crypto, and 25% of all students, regardless of major, said they would consider taking classes in […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: New Patents, Research Centers and a $300M Fund

Posted by Avi Mizrahi on

Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: New Patents, Research Centers and a $300M FundWhile short term investors and speculators might not be in the best of shape right now, the long term development of the ecosystem is still advancing on pace. Companies and institutions are continuing to invest time and money for furthering cryptocurrency research as can be seen by the stories featured in today’s edition of Bitcoin […]

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San Francisco Fed Says BTC-based Future Markets Played a Role in Price

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San Francisco Fed Says BTC-based Future Markets Played a Role in PriceThe U.S. Federal Reserve system has been very interested in bitcoin lately and has released a bunch of reports from Federal Reserve leaders and researchers from different offices. This past Monday, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and a professor from Stanford University published a paper that concludes that bitcoin-based futures markets affected the […]

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Stanford, Wharton and Georgetown Expand Bitcoin Business Classes

Posted by Avi Mizrahi on

Stanford, Wharton and Georgetown Expand Bitcoin Business Classes2018 is shaping up to be the year of bitcoin in academia as more and more institutes for higher education enter the field. The latest example comes from a number of top ranked business schools in the US that are expanding their offering due to student demands. Also Read: Over 16,000 Indians Sign Petition Against […]

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Blockchain Technology Talk is Largely Nonsense

Posted by C. Edward Kelso on

Blockchain Technology Talk is Largely NonsenseEvery so often, corporate business blushes its latest fad speak. Disruptive. Paradigm shift. 2.0, 3.0. Game changer. For about half a decade now, blockchain technology has been the phrasing du jour among ecosystem corporatists and assorted scammers. It’s weak jingoism employed to disguise against real innovation, cryptocurrency. Blockchain is just a damn database, a giant spreadsheet. […]

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