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IEEE Blockchain eLearning Modules

IEEE Blockchain eLearning ModulesThe IEEE Blockchain Initiative offers a series of online eLearning modules on Blockchain. Learn from the experts about how this emerging technology will offer a new way of conducting transactions, securing networks, and recording the validity and origin of data. Courses will cover a range of topics, including the fundamentals of Blockchain, key technologies, architecture, potential applicatons, benefits, challenges, and more. Participants also have the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs) with each course.

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New IEEE Blockchain White Paper Available

Reinforcing the Links of the Blockchain
IEEE Future Directions - November 2017

The purpose of this white paper is to explore the various ways by which the IEEE can lead and support an initiative on Blockchain while providing educational materials that will foster the next generation of blockchain engineers. This white paper summarizes and expands upon the IEEE Blockchain Incubator Workshop held by IEEE Future Directions at the end of October in 2017.

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IEEE Blockchain Incubator Workshop

IEEE Blockchain Incubator Workshop26-27 October 2017 | Arlington, VA, USA

A white paper and presentations from the IEEE Blockchain Incubator Workshop held 26-27 October 2017 in Arlington, VA are now available for download.

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News Articles

Get Ready: All Our Devices Will Be Able to Talk to One Another Soon
The Institute - June 2018

IEEE Standards Association is working to make personal area networks interoperable and secure, and blockchain is one of the systems they are considering for ensuring data security.

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Malta Pilots Blockchain-Based Credentials Program
IEEE Spectrum - June 2018

Malta’s pilot, which is the largest-ever attempt to store important records on a blockchain, may inspire other small nations to follow suit

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Before Wearables Can Be Used for Health Care Monitoring, These Issues Must Be Addressed
The Institute - May 2018

IEEE is working on interoperability, data security, and other concerns

"The IEEE Digital Inclusion Through Trust and Agency Industry Connections program is looking at secure ways of identifying people online. One way is through a universal digital identification system. It might use blockchain technology to create legal, digital identifications that won’t rely on birth certificates or other legal documents."

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3 Obstacles to Moving Social Media Platforms to a Blockchain
IEEE Spectrum - May 2018

Taiwan’s PTT bulletin board system sees distributed ledgers as key to its future

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