MIT Media Lab, Learning Machine Tackle Blockchain-Based Credentials

Share this Page Printable Format E-Mail this page Credentials MIT Media Lab, Learning Machine Tackle Blockchain-Based Credentials By Joshua Bolkan 06/07/16 The MIT Media Lab’s Learning Initiative has teamed up with Learning Machine to release the initial version of an open-source project designed to build an ecosystem for creating, sharing and verifying education credentials based on blockchain technology. Using the Bitcoin blockchain, the certificates can be shared with anyone who requires documentation as simply as sending a link and future versions will add features to improve real-world usability, such as versioning, revocation, cohort issuance, document encryption and cost reducation. “The goal of our collaboration with the MIT Media Lab is to empower individuals with shareable credentials that can be used peer-to-peer and verified as authentic,” said Chris Jagers, co-founder and…


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