Cornell and Tsinghua Unite in China for Third Annual Blockchain Workshop

Elite universities join forces to host International Workshop on Blockchain, powered by a grant from Social Alpha Foundation, with Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin set to deliver keynote   Xi’an, China – December 6, 2018 – Cornell University, an Ivy League research university, and Tsinghua University (清华大学), a member of the elite C9 League of Chinese universities, have joined forces to host the International Workshop on Blockchain due to take place in Xi’an, China.     The event was made possible by a US$150,000 grant from not-for-profit platform Social Alpha Foundation,…

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CoinDesk Releases Top 10 Blockchain Universities in America

  Today, CoinDesk announced The Top 10 Blockchain Universities in the U.S. for 2018-2019.   In recent years, universities around the world have invested heavily in developing curriculums and resources around blockchain technology. Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are notoriously difficult to teach because they are inherently interdisciplinary subjects, drawing on foundations in computer science, economics, law, and business.   The Top 10 U.S. Blockchain Universities were selected on three key quantitative factors: the number of blockchain-related courses, the number of blockchain organizations on campus, and each school’s access to the…

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