Stephen Downes

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 It was only a matter of time. "Virginia Beach-based ECPI University has joined a group of early adopters that distribute student degrees through the same kind of decentralized computer networks that power Bitcoin... The concept behind the technology is virtually unchanged, except ECPI is using the blockchain to issue digital degrees instead of digital currencies." The plan does have a definite upside: "It’s on there for life. They never have to call the registrar’s office and order another diploma."

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Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada
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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2021 10:27 p.m.