A new survey by Coinbase has shown that the majority of US students want to take up courses on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
According to the recent survey that counted 675 students and was conducted by the digital currency exchange Coinbase along with Qriously, 18% of the students said that they own crypto assets – and a quarter of them said that they would definitely take a course in the field cryptocurrency or blockchain.
The finance department chair at the New York University Stern School of Business, David Yermack, also said that courses like these will “greatly benefit” students. He claimed that he has seen almost a six times increase in the number of enrolled students in his course on blockchain over the past four years.
As he stated, the reason for such an increase is clear:
“A process is well underway that will lead to the migration of most financial data to blockchain-based organizations. Students will benefit greatly by studying this area.”
One review also found that cryptocurrency and blockchain courses are slowly finding a place among the top 50 universities in the world. Among all of them, even 42% offer at least one course on blockchain and crypto-related studies – while 22% of them provide more than one class.
The survey also found that 47% of social science major students said that they were interested in learning about crypto – just like 34% of the students attending computer science and engineering as their majors.
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“We’re ready to fully embrace regulation here. We’ve just hired our first head of compliance, who previously worked for the SEC for almost eight years.”TRON’s founder wants to make sure that TRON is fully regulated in the United States but also Korea and Japan. He made a point that Blockchain is a like a new operating system and that the worlds need to embrace it and be more optimistic towards regulation. He continued saying:
‘’The SEC, I think also sees the blockchain as good opportunity for innovation in the United States. I’m hoping that this year the SEC will license and regulate coin-based exchanges. This year will be the year of full regulation.’’One of the ways that Sun can make blockchain mainstream is by launching the BitTorrent Token on the Binance Launchapd. BitTorrent is a file sharing protocol that serves 100 million users in more than 130 countries. Sun acquired BitTorrent for $126 million last year. However, former chief strategy officer Simon Morris of BitTorrent said that there is no possible way for the TRON blockchain to be able to handle the transactions conducted on BitTorrent’s network but at the end, he ended up being dismissed as an incompetent employee.
UN Thinks Bitcoin & Crypto Are “The New Frontiers” In Finance, Focusing On Ripple And IOTa
“Cryptocurrencies represent a new frontier in digital finance and their popularity is growing. The decentralized networks for cryptocurrencies, bitcoin being a well-known example, can keep track of digital transactions. They enable value to be exchanged and can give rise to new business models which would otherwise require significant regulatory and institutional commitments." the report states.According to the UN, blockchain and crypto have many use cases. As it is explained in the document:
"For example, a value token called ClimateCoin is being considered as a basis for creating a global market for carbon emissions, allowing peer-to-peer exchange of carbon credits and a direct connection with the Internet of Things. It would then be possible for devices to calculate their own carbon emissions and purchase carbon credits to offset those emissions."The document also focuses on innovation and how it comes from inherent trust, citing that "the innovativeness of this system lies in the way in which the various parts combine to create the trust and guarantees that the traditional financial system derives from institutions and regulation."
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