Kirill Shilov, the co-founder of howtotoken has recently uploaded a post on the Hackernoon Medium page that discusses a number of blockchain education projects that are getting people ready for blockchain integration into the future. These projects promise more than just bland education, they are enabling communities access to rich information regarding the blockchain and are providing real use cases for these people to experience, providing an enriching and education experience. Within this, these projects promise to lead the blockchain revolution in to a bright future, run by communities of tuned up, educated individuals. Shilov discusses 5 projects that he believes are changing the way we all learn about the blockchain, you can see the full post for yourself, here. EdgeCoin is the first project discussed by Shilov. EdgeCoin allows for the storage of research documents and educational authenticity certificates, such as Degrees and Diplomas. EdgeCoin aims to cut costs within the education industry and within academia. According to Shilov:
“EdgeCoin uses proof of scale (PoS) rather than the standard proof of work (PoW). PoS is where only a select few of those nodes are chosen, usually but not necessarily selected by the network on the quantity and age of their stack. By choosing a select few individuals to govern the site, the transmission of smart contracts goes much faster, and EdgeCoin can manage its platform more expeditiously.”
Next, TeachMePlease is a database of educational programmes. By using blockchain technology, TeachMePlease delivers both group and individual classes, stored and managed via blockchain technology. SuccessLife is another important project according to to Shilov. SuccessLife provides educational services at a low cost by using blockchain technology. According to Shilov:
“The multi chain architecture of the blockchain supports data sharing, time-stamping, and encrypted archiving, making it better suited to support content management for ongoing marketplace development. This multi chain system will allow third-party adopters of the SLT to easily integrate to the blockchain that are perfectly adapted for the SLTs.”
SonyGlobalEducation is a programme set up by the Sony Corporation. Within this exists a blockchain based education record system. This in turn lets students record details of their learning and allows learners access to a range of other educational outlets, through verification on the SonyGlobalEducation blockchain. Finally, Shilov discusses Tutellus. Tutellus is a platform that contains over 120,000 video courses that rewards uses for learning. According to Shilov:
“To date, Tutellus has more than a million viewers, so you’d think the website would need a super fast platform to accommodate that much traffic, the many courses they offer, and the flow of communication between students and teachers.”
These are just some of the numerous blockchain projects that exist to both provide blockchain education and streamline the education industry. The blockchain promises to make education more accessible and more cost effective. By using this model to then go on to provide blockchain education to, the blockchain is enabling a brand new and innovative learning environment. The more people learn about the blockchain, the more we will see blockchain integrate into the education sector. This can only be a good thing.
Adrian is an avid reader who first stumbled across Crypto after reading 'The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains' by Antony Lewis in 2018. Since then, Adrian has immersed himself within the industry, and has a real interest in Enterprise Blockchain solutions.
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