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Digital Financial Literacy

Digital financial literacy combines the skills needed to navigate financial services with the skills to use digital technologies. Depending on the user’s proficiency, technology such as internet browsers and mobile …

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Andrew Parish, Co-Founder and President of NFT Glee, defines Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). This approach to authenticating art, music, sports memorabilia, and much more is built on the back of blockchain …

Blockchain As A Database

Andrew Wu, Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations and Finance, Stein Research Scholar, and Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow at the University of Michigan, explains blockchain as a …

Criminality and Crypto

Hailey Lennon, Partner at Anderson Kill, reflects on cryptocurrency’s reputation for being a haven for criminal activity. Most new technology, like the early internet, is often used for illicit activity, …

What is a Teach-Out?

Teach-Outs bring together people from around the world to learn about and address important topics in society. They are free and open online learning events where you’ll learn from diverse …

Securing Your Future

Now that you’ve learned about cryptocurrencies and participated in discussions about the many aspects that will impact our societies, it’s time to turn that learning into action. Depending on your …

Other Applications of Blockchain

While Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are largely known as representing money, blockchain technology is exciting for its potential to transform much more than finance. There are multitudinous possible uses for …

Looking to the Future

How will cryptocurrency impact our future? In March 2021, the Georgia House of Representatives passed a bill that calls for the development of a high school program focused on financial …

How does blockchain technology work?

Pick one of these two ways to learn more about blockchain technology: Read this infographic from Blockchain Berlin that describes how a blockchain transaction works. Watch this video by Simply …

The Landscape of Cryptocurrency

There are more than 4,000 cryptocurrencies in existence as of April 2021. Many of these have no significant follow or trading volume, but you can see a full list at …

Welcome to Week 2!

In Week 1, you learned about how cryptocurrency began, how well it fits a definition of currency, and a little about the blockchain technology that it’s built upon. For a …

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is indisputably the most well known cryptocurrency. But what does it do and how does it work? Watch this brief overview about the potential impact of Bitcoin as a …

The Rise of Currencies, Fiat and Digital

Pick one of these three ways to learn more about how cryptocurrencies fit in to the larger realm of currency: Read an article on Fiat Money vs. Cryptocurrency: From cowrie …

Week 2

This concludes the first week of content, focused on the technical sides of cryptocurrency! We hope you’re enjoying this Teach-Out. It is great to have so many of your thoughtfully …