Monthly Archives: September 2020


Using Blockchain to Improve Federal Services


Craig Fischer is an Innovation Program Manager within the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service who is mainly focused on understanding the impact emerging trends and technologies will have on government finance. Craig leads the agency’s blockchain work where he and his team have carried out three proofs of concept over the past three years. Prior to FIT, Craig held positions with a “Big Four” consulting firm, the Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) Council, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Using Blockchain to Improve Federal Services2021-03-30T15:56:19-04:00

Building an Equitable Internet


From biased algorithms and cloaked websites to digital redlining and pay-to-play advertising, today’s internet has not only left behind but further oppressed already marginalized communities. What was once a collaborative ecosystem full of possibility has evolved into a network controlled by tech monopolies that benefits only a fraction of the population. In building the Internet Computer — a nonproprietary, decentralized computing platform — the DFINITY Foundation is dedicated to making it approachable and accessible to all. We invite you to learn more about how the Internet Computer enables the next generation of builders to reboot the internet and champion web-based systems [...]

Building an Equitable Internet2021-03-30T15:57:10-04:00

HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos


The FinTech Center and Binance. US are joining forces to present a pilot project "HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos" this fall semester. We encourage all HBCU students to participate.  Student participants will receive funds in a Binance. US® wallet*  and use them to trade cryptocurrencies and compete for cash prizes. They will learn about cryptocurrency investing, trading, and portfolio management. First come first serve. Space is limited. Competition begins on September 14, 2020, and ends at midnight on November 8, 2020.  *Students will be required to provide identity and financial information to create a wallet in compliance with AML [...]

HBCU Students Battle for the Cryptos2021-03-30T15:58:05-04:00
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