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South Korea’s Science Ministry Announces Six-Month Blockchain Youth Training Initiative

The South Korean government is set to launch a program dedicated to fostering young talent in emerging areas including blockchain on August 10, a press release confirmed today, August 9. The 2018 Innovative Growing Youth Talent Concentration Project is the second installment of the initiative following a successful inaugural round, which ran June 11 […]

Blockchain-Based Platform Unveils AI Chatbot to Help Students Pass Crucial Exams

A new platform is using artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain to address the “growing class divide” in education — helping all students access equal opportunities and unlock their full potential. Õpet says it wants to address the “confusion and apprehension” teenagers face when they finish high school and simultaneously offer smart revision tools that […]

Turkey Establishes Country’s First University Blockchain Center

Turkey has established the country’s first university-level blockchain center, aiming to close the blockchain expertise gap and ensure wide deployment of the technology, local news outlet Daily Sabah reported August 3. The Istanbul Blockchain and Innovation Center (BlockchainIST Center) was inaugurated at Bahçeşehir University (BAU). According to the center’s director Bora Erdamar, BlockchainIST is […]

Blockchain on Campus: Universities Finding Their Role as Researcher and Promoter

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are still young. The ones in actual operation still have a range of teething problems and weaknesses, while they also lack the widespread adoption that would forcibly accelerate their development and provide an expanded testing […]

Global Investment Association CFA’s 2019 Exam Includes Crypto, Blockchain Topics

The world-renowned Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examination has added cryptocurrency and blockchain to its curriculum, Bloomberg reports today, July 16. The exam, run by the CFA institute, has reportedly prepared over 150,000 financial sector professionals through its intensive 3-tiered program, which is now set to include crypto and blockchain as part of its […]

London School of Economics Introduces Online Course on Crypto

The London School of Economics (LSE) will be offering an online course on cryptocurrency investing, starting in August 2018, Financial Times reports Monday, July 9. According to the announcement, the new course dubbed “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption,” will help students learn some “practical skills to interact with cryptocurrency exchanges,” including how to use […]

Swiss Federal Councillor: Blockchain Will ‘Penetrate Our Entire Economy’

One of the seven members of Switzerland’s collective head of state stated that blockchain will someday “penetrate our entire economy,” according to a transcript published by the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research today, June 21. Swiss Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann stated during a speech at the Crypto Valley Conference in […]

Stanford Univ. Launches Blockchain Research Center, Supported by Ethereum Foundation

Stanford has created the Center for Blockchain Research, supported in part by the Ethereum Foundation, Stanford Engineering’s website posted yesterday, June 20. The university reportedly established the center in order to examine how blockchain technology can transform traditional business interactions, according to their official announcement. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin tweeted about his, […]