Tag: universities

Sep 25 2022

Taking The Orange Pill Is Only The First Step. It’s Just As Important To Teach People About Bitcoin

Being a Bitcoiner is one part of the journey, but bitcoin adoption happens when we can teach others about the importance of hard, sound money.This is an opinion editorial by Phil Snyder, professor, video director and editor.While first developing my Bitcoin course at the University of Houston, I felt a little like Dr. Albert Schweitzer landing ashore at Equatorial Africa in...

Sep 21 2022

Blockchain implementation in education: Pros and Cons

There is no doubt that the education system is far from where it needs to be, but it is important to keep in mind that the implementation of blockchain in education can result in the advancement of the sector. There are many areas in the education sector that would be improved by utilizing blockchain technology. […] The post Blockchain...

Aug 23 2022

Are Higher Education Institutions Starting To Embrace Bitcoin?

Professor Korok Ray explains how higher education is starting to embrace Bitcoin as an important subject to be teaching in the classroom.This is a transcribed excerpt of the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” hosted by P and Q. In this episode, they are joined by Korok Ray to talk about Bitcoin being integrated into curriculum at the university level....

Aug 21 2022

Why Bitcoin Could Never Have Been Invented In a University

An invention like Bitcoin couldn’t be created in universities, but a shift toward interdisciplinary study can make further breakthroughs possible.This is an opinion editorial by Korok Ray, an associate professor at the Mays Business School of Texas A&M University and Director of the Mays Innovation Research Center.Since the announcement of its inception in October 2008, Bitcoin has...

Jun 24 2021

American University Of Paraguay To Accept Tuition Payments In Bitcoin

The American University of Paraguay will accept bitcoin tuition payments, ahead of forthcoming bitcoin legislation in the country.The American University of Paraguay shared on Twitter that it will accept tuition payments in bitcoin, as well as other cryptocurrencies, beginning on August 1, 2021."From August 1, you will be able to pay...

May 20 2021

University Of Pennsylvania Receives Anonymous $5 Million Bitcoin Donation

The University of Pennsylvania received a $5 million donation in bitcoin to support financial innovation at its Wharton business school.Per an announcement from the University of Pennsylvania, the...

Mar 30 2021

Bitcoin Will Make You Rich, Not Attending A University

Mar 30 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture universities

There’s an opportunity cost in every decision you make, but choosing to pay a university over buying bitcoin could cost more than you think.There is an opportunity cost in every decision you make in life. Some are bigger than others, but there is one I’ve seen way too many people fall for, and that is earning a degree at a university instead...

Jan 25 2021

Harvard, Yale, Brown Endowments Have Been Buying Bitcoin for at Least a Year: Sources

University endowments that backed blockchain VCs in 2018 have started buying crypto directly from Coinbase.

Nov 26 2020

Forget Boat Races, Oxford and Cambridge Students Will Soon Compete to Trade Bitcoin

Nov 26 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin trading competitions markets news uk

Students from both universities will take part in an algorithmic trading competition hosted by investor analytics firm APEX:E3.

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