Education

Black Americans are changing the face of crypto and blockchain through education

Despite there still being work to be done to further diversify the crypto space, many believe the blockchain sector is generally more diverse than other tech industries. This could be because cryptocurrency boasts financial inclusion and the democratization of global economics, attracting a wide variety of people from various nationalities, ethnicities, genders, etc., from around …

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Gemini launches crypto education platform featuring ‘Expert Network’

Cameron Winklevoss, Gemini’s president, unveiled Cryptopedia on Thursday. He described the new platform as a “free resource that provides open-access, high-quality crypto education to the world.” The platform currently includes categories devoted to cryptocurrencies, security, trading and investing, and DeFi. Cryptopedia was also designed for subject matter experts to share their knowledge about digital assets. …

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Antitrust watchdogs around the world are going back to school to study blockchain and AI

Competition authorities are hitting the books when it comes to emerging technologies like blockchain and AI.  On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced that it would be participating in a new initiative at Stanford University to onboard more advanced technological tools into its fight against monopolies. The DoJ is merely the most vocal addition to …

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Corporate giants may not follow MicroStrategy’s Bitcoin adoption play, Raoul Pal explains

Earlier this year, business intelligence giant MicroStrategy put $425 million of its treasury funds into Bitcoin (BTC). The move was largely seen as a big step in the right direction for mainstream Bitcoin adoption. MicroStrategy, with its CEO and founder Michael Saylor, a Bitcoin skeptic-turned bull, may not usher in massive corporate adoption for crypto’s …

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A lifetime of WhiteSmoke’s grammar tool is now $40

StackCommerce Your first impression is your strongest, and with the amount of virtual communication we use these days, you best be sure that your writing is top-notch. People will judge your character based on how well you can articulate your thoughts on paper, so your writing can have a major impact on how you interact …

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Are we dumb? Financial illiterates ‘twice as likely to own crypto’

A report from Canada’s central bank shows that while most Canadians are knowledgeable about basic finance and Bitcoin, few actually hold any crypto assets. According to the results of Bank of Canada’s 2019 Cash Alternative Survey published in August 2020, financial literacy is positively associated with the awareness of cryptocurrencies but negatively associated with ownership. …

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Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19

Enlarge / “School” is probably going to look something like this for a whole lot of families in the coming weeks. Rafael Ben-Ari | Getty Images This time last year, Jaggar Henry was enjoying the summer like so many other teens. The 17-year-old had a job, was hanging out with friends on the weekends, and …

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The Future of Peer-to-Peer Online Learning Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is transforming the education sector as much as it is transforming various important aspects of our lives. The majority of teaching and learning has been transferred to digital platforms as many cities remain in quarantine or begin to ease lockdown restrictions. But the education sector will never be the same again. What …

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Tech Mahindra Inks Education Deal to Develop India’s Blockchain Talent

Tech Mahindra, the IT subsidiary of Mahindra Group, is to work with local edutech firm Idealabs to develop blockchain talent within India. The two firms will begin offering curated professional certification courses on blockchain, including live online classes and sessions with experts from the industry in the effort to boost the skills of both tech …

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Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra to Offer Blockchain Certification Courses

Leading Indian technology company Tech Mahindra has partnered with edtech startup Idealabs to offer blockchain certification courses. The certification course will be offered as a combination of live online and in-person, on-campus classes. Students enrolling for the course will learn about blockchain foundations, Ethereum, smart contracts, decentralized apps and Hyperledger Fabric, among other topics. The …

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