Article: Here’s how blockchain could transform higher education

Academia, Blockchain

Here's how blockchain could transform higher education - Tech Wire AsiaHere’s how blockchain could transform higher education

Blockchain, a buzzword with revolutionary potential, is a public ledger that automatically records and verifies transactions. Also known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), it is the fundamental building block that powers Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other virtual currencies. Then there are all the other ways DLT could transform various industries, with much of its potential uncovered amidst the pandemic. Even the education sector is reaping the benefits of blockchain technology these days.

  • Improve record-keeping
  • Records of education achievements
  • Seamless payments
  • Teaching and storage space

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Article: Growth hacker uses crypto to help the unhoused

Crypto, Cultural Intelligence

Growth hacker uses crypto to help the unhoused

On March 20, the growth hacker set up posters on Wall Street with crypto expert Eloisa Marchesoni and listened to business pitches from unhoused individuals, many of whom don’t have the ability to apply for a loan through traditional banks. Arcaro approved 12.5 ETH — roughly $22,000 at the time of publication — in loans, with an average of 0.5 ETH going to each person.

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