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Quick Review | Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It

This documentary examines the history of money and patterns of technological innovation to explain how the controversial crypto-currency Bitcoin works. Is it the future of money or a recipe for financial disaster? Starring: Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Roger Ver, Jeffrey A. Tucker
This documentary examines the history of money and patterns of technological innovation to explain how the controversial crypto-currency Bitcoin works. Is it the future of money or a recipe for financial disaster? Starring: Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Roger Ver, Jeffrey A. Tucker

Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It is a 1 hour video worth a watch.  It does a good job discussing at a high-level:

  • Money
  • Banking
  • Bitcoin
  • Possible disruptions caused by bitcoin and crypto-currency.

 

Risk, Reward and Compliance | Bitcoin Growing Pains

The risks of investing in Bitcoin, arguably the best cryptocurrency, are very high. The likely reward in 10 years for investing $10,000 in Bitcoin today will be stunning. It is clear that there is a global demand for the benefits of digital money.

 

In the article, Bitcoin exchanges can’t stop getting hacked, no matter what security system they use, Joon Ian Wong makes the point that in the near future digital currency exchanges are exposed to significant risk, exacerbated by compliance requirements that increase vulnerability. The recent Bitfinex heist is the 3rd largest Bitcoin theft from an exchange. And it appears to be the result in part of Bitfinex adjusting security procedures to meet regulator compliance after being fined.

#1 University for Diverse Engineering Students | Georgia Tech Leads the Way

English: Photo of Gary May
English: Photo of Gary May (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Under the leadership of Dean Gary S. May, Georgia Tech, is the #1 Producer of Engineering Degrees for Minority Students.

 

Since 2008 the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech has offered a 3-week residential Summer Engineering Institute (SEI) which focuses on underrepresented minority rising 11th and 12th graders from across the nation.