Sony Vows to Bring “Blockchain” Tech to Education. Will It Take Hold in K-12?
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Sony Global Education Inc. says it has developed a system to bring “blockchain” technology–meant to serve as a decentralized-yet-secure system for transmitting data–to education, as the concept slowly begins to attract attention in the K-12 space. Bitcoin uses blockchain technology as a type of public ledger that contains every transaction processed. Blockchain technology isn’t well understood, in education or society at large, Levin said.