Tag: academia

Aug 06 2022

Researchers say they discovered consensus level attack on Ethereum — miners cheating the system to earn more

Aug 06 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia mining

A research paper published by The Hebrew University in Israel reports having discovered the "first evidence of a consensus-level attack on a major cryptocurrency." The paper is currently awaiting peer review but utilizes publicly available on-chain data and Ethereum's open source codebase to affirm its conclusions. At its...

Jun 10 2022

Jay-Z, Jack Dorsey launch Bitcoin education classes for Marcy Houses residents

Jun 10 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption people technology

American rapper Shawn Corey Carter — professionally known as Jay-Z — has teamed up with Block CEO Jack Dorsey to offer the residents of Marcy Houses in Brooklyn, New York, Bitcoin Education courses. Shout out to @Jack....

Jun 09 2022

The Academic Suppression And Ignoring Of Bitcoin

Learn about bitcoin? It seems that some academic institutions don’t want you to!This is an opinion editorial by Hannah Wolfman-Jones, author of “System Override: How Bitcoin, Blockchain, Free Speech, & Free Tech Can Change Everything” and founder of We The Web.Academics are not going to be early to Bitcoin; there are too many...

May 23 2022

Bitcoin Songsheet: How Education Became A Fountain Of Fiat Values

Modern educational institutions are mere shells of the learning centers they once were as a result of fiat incentives.This is an opinion editorial by Jimmy Song, a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur and programmer with over 20 years of experience.College is a scam.Colleges don't sell education, but an upper class lifestyle for four years. Like most things in the fiat...

May 20 2022

Coinbase launches new global crypto think-tank

May 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia exchanges regulation web3

Leading cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase has launched a new Coinbase Institute to advance policy debate around crypto and the future of Web3. The institute is focused on providing research, analysis, and insights about the Web3 space. According to the official Coinbase website, the institute is designed to bring together leaders across...

Apr 27 2022

A response to the claim “dark tetrad” personality types are drawn to Bitcoin

Apr 27 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia edge opinion

Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology recently published a study on the dark tetrad personality and cryptocurrency attitudes. They found dark tetrad personalities "like" Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Many, especially those holding anti-crypto sentiment, interpreted the results to mean Bitcoin investors are calculating psychopaths that lack...

Mar 30 2022

Academia Excludes Bitcoiners And Supports Tyranny

The academic community must make the choice of honest intellectual consideration of Bitcoin or continued deliberate ignorance.Bitcoiners are not welcome in academia. Academics, including economic professors, overwhelmingly do not understand Bitcoin and represent it unfavorably (if they mention it at all). University professors are prone to favor Keynesian fiat economic systems due in part to a revolving...

Feb 05 2022

Boston Fed and MIT release the first results of their CBDC research

Feb 05 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia cbdcs

Dubbed Project Hamilton, exploratory research between the Federal Reserve of Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) released the first round of results in modeling a digital dollar. The results of the initial technological research into a central bank digital currency (CBDC) were...

Dec 18 2021

Harvard, MIT, Oxford, others tap $2.5 billion BitDAO to aid blockchain education

Dec 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption investments partnerships

Eight world-famous universities, including UC Berkeley, Harvard, MIT, and Oxford, have founded a new decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that will focus on addressing the “funding crisis and skills gap” in blockchain research and education. Dubbed Education DAO (EduDAO), the new organization will have access to a pool of $2.5 billion worth of assets...

Oct 22 2021

Why You Can't Have A PPE Curriculum Without Bitcoin

Bitcoin is clearly a social phenomenon worthy of study for a proper philosophy, politics and economics (PPE) degree.In 1920, the toffs at the University of Oxford decided that those students with ambitions of entering public service needed a better degree to equip them for a modern, post-War world....

Oct 17 2021

The Bitcoin Haters And Their Bitcoin Beef

These notorious bitcoin bears have much to say about the technology — may the market decide the winner.“Disgusting and contrary to the interests of civilization”“Of course I hate the bitcoin success. I don’t welcome a currency that’s so useful to kidnappers and extortionists and so forth. I think I should say modestly that the whole damn development...

Sep 28 2021

Why Does Academia Have A Bias Against Bitcoin?

What leads the institutions of higher learning to harbor such resentment toward the technology?Academia is no fan of Bitcoin. The vast majority of professors are hugely biased against it. For example, Professor of Economics Nouriel Roubini of New York University doesn’t even try to hide his intense hatred for Bitcoin. Roubini told Bloomberg that "the Flintstones had a better monetary...

Sep 20 2021

Kusama dApp Moonriver records 1 million transactions in just 3 weeks

Sep 20 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption dotusd ksmusd technology

Moonriver, the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain-compatible smart contract platform developed on Polkadot, is full steam ahead with some impressive figures since its launch just three weeks ago. A Polkadot - Kusama powerhouse As reported by Moonbeam, Moonriver has close to 100k wallet addresses on the network and over 650...

Sep 03 2021

Sanctor Turbo announces ‘Demo Day,’ revealing first cohort of blockchain projects to graduate from its mentorship program

Sep 03 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption

Sanctor Capital a blockchain-focused investment firm that brings together missionary founders and successful entrepreneurs, announced today that it will be hosting its first Demo Day to showcase the inaugural cohort of projects graduating from its custom-tailored mentorship program, Sanctor Turbo. Project teams graduating as Sanctor Turbo’s...

May 20 2021

‘Ivy League’ school Wharton gets $5 million in Bitcoin as donation

May 20 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption btcusd

The University of Pennsylvania received a $5 million donation via Bitcoin recently for its finance programs, the school said...

May 06 2021

Southeast Asia’s largest bank sees tenfold crypto trading volume growth in Q1

May 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia exchanges partnerships trading

Trading volumes on DBS Digital Exchange, an institutional crypto trading platform launched by Singapore’s largest bank DBS in December, have increased tenfold over the last quarter, DBS CEO Piyush Gupta revealed in a media briefing...

Mar 04 2021

Polkadot developer Parity Technologies to partner with UC Berkeley

Mar 04 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption dotusd partnerships

Parity would work closely with Berkeley’s blockchain community on education and proficiency in blockchain and Substrate. Parity for blockchain inclusion Today, the University of California, Berkeley ‘Blockchain Xcelerator,’ and...

Sep 28 2020

Bitcoin basher Nouriel “Dr. Doom” Roubini brands $13b DeFi industry “vaporware”

Sep 28 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia defi

The decentralized finance space has seen a parabolic explosion since the start of 2020. Due to a confluence of trends, including but not limited to a search for yield on cash and a recovery in the price of Bitcoin, DeFi coins have gone from a market capitalization of a billion or two to $13 billion as per CryptoSlate data. Value is also accruing...

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