Article: Specialized workforce needed as crypto and blockchain courses enter colleges

Academia, Blockchain, Crypto

Specialized workforce needed as crypto and blockchain courses enter colleges

Although useful, it may take some time for all major universities and colleges to start offering blockchain and cryptocurrency courses. For example, Lupien noted that limited resources are a challenge for universities looking to expand their curriculum. “As a nascent technology, there are few faculty that have both the academic credentials as well as the experience to effectively teach this technology — but that is changing rapidly,” Lupien said.

Moreover, students might question the relevance of these courses due to the fact that crypto and blockchain aren’t entirely mainstream. Piergiacomo Palmisani, vice president of the Blockchain Acceleration Foundation — a nonprofit organization helping universities incorporate blockchain curriculum — told Cointelegraph that for students, the challenge is to get them interested enough to choose a career in blockchain over a safe and well-paid job in tech, finance or any other field. “I believe that, as more success stories come out of the crypto industry, students will be more attracted to it,” he said.

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Article: Why Non-Custodial Storage Is Perfect For Retail Investors

Crypto, Decentralized Internet, Money

Why Non-Custodial Storage Is Perfect For Retail Investors

For many who are part of the Millennial and Gen Z demographic, the choice between traditional savings accounts with 0.5 % APY (annual %age yield) and cryptocurrency services that offer up to 12.65% APY is a no-brainer.

The added risks that are often associated with using digital assets as a store of value don’t seem too worrisome for this new segment of retail investors. This is complemented by the fact that proper security tools and custody are already available.

Young investors figure that this a better deal if they’re already keeping their savings with a third party, while the underlying assets, cryptocurrencies, continue to appreciate. An observation that rings especially true amid current fears of inflation in fiat currencies and a recent bull run for their digital counterparts.

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Article: Caruso’s Latest Development: Connecting With Cryptocurrency

Blockchain, Crypto, Innovation

Caruso’s Latest Development: Connecting With Cryptocurrency

“I believe bitcoin and cryptocurrency will play an important role in our collective future, and working with Gemini now will bring unparalleled experiences and pioneering technology that add real value to our guest experience,” Caruso added. “We envision a myriad of opportunities where we can better engage our guests and enhance their experience on our properties like introducing blockchain-enabled rewards and enabling cryptocurrency payments. Partnering with Gemini on consumer applications will bring endless options, but we also see a future of how this technology will bring people together.”

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Article: How Blockchain Forensics Is Maturing the Crypto Industry

Blockchain, Crypto

How Blockchain Forensics Is Maturing the Crypto Industry

The aforementioned integration will be done through Chainalysis compliance and risk management software which is designed to monitor and investigate cybercriminal activity on blockchains. While Chainalysis has already partnered with other cryptocurrency-related venues, it is now taking this a step further to provide Crypto.org with its innovative Chainalysis KYT (Know Your Transaction) software and the Chainalysis Reactor, the investigations software.

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