Vitalik Buterin: At 19 years old, Buterin wrote the first draft of Ethereum, a new blockchain meant to be the foundation on which developers can build smart contracts and applications. He and a group of technologists went on to build what in five years has become the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ether. It’s been the spark for much of the innovation that exploded last year in the form of initial coin offerings and tokens built on the network. Buterin, whose llamas and rainbows T-shirts have become iconic, is revered, and the often critical opinions about the cryptocurrency market he voices on Twitter are followed closely.
New York University Offers Major in Blockchain Technology
New York University now offers a major in blockchain and cryptocurrencies at the Stern School of Business.
'It's Become Especially Relevant': Classes On Cryptocurrencies Booming On College Campuses
There's been a major boom in the number of colleges across the country letting students study cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, and the technology that makes them possible.
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