Between the Chapters #24: beyond the blockchain buzz with @dkernohan
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For this Between the Chapter episode, Laura chats with David Kernohan about the blockchain and other odd things happening around the year 2017: Chapter 24. This episode will not explain what the blockchain is, but take a broad perspective about the times, questioning trust, and changing of systems. Spoiler Alert: We don’t want to crush your hopes and dreams about blockchains, but there's no real lasting impact for it in higher ed. 

Questions:

  • How can we create a set of ground rules that share trust and expertise in learning, credentials, and more? Will blockchain help?
  • How are you thinking about long term storage of digital artifacts, projects, and initiatives?
  • How do we decide which digital artifacts are given resources, time and money, to preserve these learning objects?

Are you interested in owning an NFT art piece of Martin Weller’s face? Are you using blockchain technology in higher ed? Send a message or tweet. Podcast episode art: X-Ray Specs by @visualthinkery is licensed under CC-BY-SA. Remix by Laura Pasquni.

We want to hear from YOU, dear @YearsEd listener! Submit your audio reflections by May 1st to add your voice to the community audiobook project! #25YearsOfEdTech: Call for Audio Reflections

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