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Video: TEDx – A Blockchain-based Decentralized university

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TEDx - A Blockchain-based decentralised university

Professor John Domingue, Director of the OU’s Knowledge Media Institute, discusses developments in technology at TedX

I believe that with blockchain technology we can create a radically new type of university: a DAO University. A DAO is a Decentralised Autonomous Organisation which operates with no central control and no humans in the loop and are based on Smart Contracts: pieces of computer code on a blockchain which can represent and enact financial and legal contracts.

In a DAO University value and reputation associated with teaching and learning would be accounted for through a blockchain with no central control. Instead the whole learning community would agree how the educational elements, for example, learning materials, teaching resources and teaching delivery are shared and recompensed.

A DAO University is a next step evolution in higher education. A born digital community owned educational institution for the 21st Century. Open University Professor. Director of the Knowledge Media Institute and President of STI International. Published over 270 articles in the areas of semantics, the Web, distributed ledgers and eLearning. Instrumental role in the EU-funded project, QualiChain, which aims to revolutionise public education and its relationship to policy making and the labour market.

*Video Courtesy Of TEDx.

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THETA.tv Will Be Featured on Samsung Daily App

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THETA.tv, the esports video streaming platform that is powered by Theta blockchain, will soon be featured as one of the limited number of content providers available in the Samsung Daily app, alongside YouTube, Netflix, and other top streaming services.

THETA.tv platform, formerly known as Sliver.tv, rewards its users with TFuel tokens as they watch live streamers using THETA.tv Android App. Users can also earn TFUEL token rewards for sharing their excess bandwidth while watching premium video streams.

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What is Theta Network?

THETA (THETA) is an open source protocol that powers a decentralized streaming network. It will allow for decentralized apps (DApps) to be built on top of the platform to enable use cases that span esports, entertainment, and peer-to-peer streaming.

SLIVER.tv’s DApp was the first application built on the Theta network leveraging its existing user base of millions of esports viewers. In Nov 2018, Tencent Games announced a collaboration with SLIVER.tv to bring Theta rewards to Ring of Elysium players. THETA and TFUEL tokens are the proprietary cryptocurrency tokens used by the network.

Theta Mainnet 2.0 is planning to be launched on Wednesday, May 27th. The new mainnet will provide significant new features and performance enhancements.

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Video: IOTA Kickoff Meeting With IOTA Experience Teams and IOTA Streams initiatives

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The IOTA Experience Team is a high level team composed of community members and IOTA Foundation employees who focus on community-facing accessibility efforts surrounding IOTA technologies.

At the IOTA Foundation, we want to open up a feedback loop between our internal development teams and, you, the amazing people doing wonderful things with the protocol. By bringing some of the “real world” back into the development processes, the vision is to offer the opportunity for you to become intimately involved in preparing software for its transition from Alpha to a Full Release.

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Video: Bloomberg – Blockchain Industry Should Thank Facebook

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Blockchain Industry Should Thank Facebook

During an interview held by Bloomberg Markets with Yuval Rooz, he said: This entire industry should thank Facebook for their effort.

He added: I think that those that were skeptic have gotten a wake-up call and that’s a good thing because at the end of the day this technology will happen and will shape the next generation of technology so from that perspective I think the industry owes a lot of thanks to Facebook.

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