THE BITCOIN HODLERS, ICO hustlers, and Lambo-owning crypto millionaires would like you to know that the cryptocurrency revolution is upon us. Before long you’ll be making breakfast on the blockchain! But as the trustless, decentralized world of digital tokens expands—and Fortune 500 companies, banks, restaurant chains, and even countries (ahem, Venezuela) cautiously wade in—a credibility problem persists. Silk Road and AlphaBay may be gone, but that hasn’t stopped fraudsters, gamblers, sex workers, and drug dealers from cashing in.
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Topping our list, Stanford continues to build on its reputation as a well-rounded leader in the field. Past interdisciplinary courses like “Digital Currency and Cybercrime," have allowed students from Stanford’s renowned law, business, and computer science schools to collaboratively study the subject. Stanford has also established itself as a magnate for well-known professors in the industry. Kathryn Haun, a former federal prosecutor and now general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, taught a management class called “Cryptocurrency” alongside Susan Athey, a world-renowned economist.
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The new university will cost $19,200 per year, and the school is hoping to onboard world class teachers by offering competitive salaries and benefits. Although this cost seems high as compared to many universities throughout the world, it is over $10,000 less per year than the average private university’s tuition, with some estimates placing the average tuition at $32,400. Joshua Broggi, the founder of Woolf University and a research fellow at the University of Oxford, spoke to ABC News about the avant-garde university experiment, saying:
World’s First Blockchain University to Open Doors Next Year
A team of researchers from Oxford are aiming to open the world’s first blockchain university later this year that will heavily utilize blockchain technology
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