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Three Conflicts Shaping Blockchain in 2019

Three Conflicts Shaping Blockchain in 2019

For the first three quarters of 2018, blockchain startups had around $3.9 billion in venture capital funding. While this number is expected to grow throughout 2019, that doesn’t mean the technology is without its challenges. Here are three areas where blockchain and...

How to Make Blockchain More Inclusive

How to Make Blockchain More Inclusive

There is a well-documented diversity gap in the tech sector. It is a white male-dominated space and women and minorities are often discouraged from pursuing careers in the field. Eighty-three percent of tech executives are white, while women only made up 36 percent of...

Will 2019 Be the End of Blockchain?

Will 2019 Be the End of Blockchain?

Blockchain was the focus of many conversations this past year. But, those conversations may soon be coming to an end. A recent study found that out of 43 initiatives that promised lofty objectives to be achieved through blockchain, none of them were able to achieve...

Breaking down Common Myths About Blockchain

Breaking down Common Myths About Blockchain

Blockchain can be used to address voter fraud, manage supply chain, level the music industry, and track the life of a turkey. Or, maybe not. As with any new and exciting technology that comes out, it’s easy to get caught up in all of the amazing potential it holds....

How Blockchain Sets You up for Career Success

How Blockchain Sets You up for Career Success

Blockchain, blockchain, blockchain. If you spend any time reading about news in the technology sector, it’s a word you’re very familiar with. While it is overhyped relative to the utility currently online, the technology will have a lot of long term applications well...

How and Why Schools Must Provide a Post-Capitalist Education

How and Why Schools Must Provide a Post-Capitalist Education

In today’s age, our attention is crucial. It’s what Google and Facebook’s business models are built around, and it’s why they’re able to offer their products for free. Our attention is sold as advertising. These platforms encourage us to create our own content to draw...

An Open Letter to Google

An Open Letter to Google

I’m thinking of you, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, as I write this. Not actually you, more like the mental image I have based on reading Mr. Levy’s book “In The PLEX.” So what’s the point of this letter? I want Google to transform education in the most fundamental way....

How are Colleges Using Blockchain?

How are Colleges Using Blockchain?

Blockchain technology, in the form of digital credentials, is already being used in some higher education institutions across the United States and the world. Different colleges are utilizing the technology in different ways, with some schools taking a more innovative...

How Blockchain can Improve Education

How Blockchain can Improve Education

Blockchain technology continues to be a driving force behind change in almost every major industry. It’s the power behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Though it’s a less-discussed sector, blockchain can do a lot to vastly improve the education system....