Blockchain allows information to be stored and exchanged by a network of computers without any central authority. Blockchain technology was initially developed to support Bitcoin, the digital currency that’s used by some as an alternative to traditional banking.
Some campuses in the USG, such as Albany State University, are using the blockchain in partnership with IBM to create technology to help the visually impaired or for facial recognition tools. A group of Albany State students and faculty discussed their work at Tuesday’s Regents meeting.
Georgia State University announced Tuesday it’s offering four-day bootcamps next month.