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Academia Responds to Surging Interest in Digital Assets by Offering Crypto/Blockchain Courses

The success of cryptocurrencies depends in large part on their acceptance by established and trusted institutions, such as universities.  These institutions add legitimacy to the crypto-economy and serve as a reliable source of information in a space where misconceptions run rife. Several top universities have...

Jeff Garzik: Blockchain is Dawn of New Era in Real Estate

Bitcoin has already found success as a payment system for certain types of online transactions, but it may be time for people to use this distributed ledger system for more than just payments. Bloq Co-Founder and early contributor to Bitcoin Core Jeff Garzik was...

Princeton’s Arvind Narayanan: Blockchains and Governments are Two Different Solutions to the Same Problem

During the final lecture of Princeton’s Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies online course, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Arvind Narayanan made a thought-provoking comparison between governments and cryptographic technologies such as the blockchain. Although Narayanan does not seem to agree with the cypherpunk philosophy of...

Princeton’s Arvind Narayanan on The Advantages Of Decentralization

Note: This is a two page article. Click here to read page one.Advantages of decentralization still existAlthough the merits of decentralization are sometimes overblown, Narayanan is not trying to dissuade anyone from experimenting with blockchain technology. In fact, he noted that he and the...

Princeton’s Arvind Narayanan on the Pros and Cons of Bitcoin-Powered Decentralization (Part 1)

Princeton’s Arvind Narayanan on the Pros and Cons of Bitcoin-Powered Decentralization
https://coinjournal.net/princetons-arvind-narayanan-on-the-pros-and-cons-of-bitcoin-powered-decentralization-part-1/For the final lecture of Princeton’s Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies online course,Assistant Professor of Computer Science Arvind Narayanan shared some ideas related to what will happen with bitcoin over the next few decades. Narayanan covered a variety of different areas of disruption for bitcoin...

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