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Ten Facts About Blockchains

Blockchains are geographically distributed networks of databases that store the same
information in a secure, verifiable, and permanent way. Some are hailing them as one
of the most revolutionary innovations since the Web – and the potential applications for online learning in higher education are significant. Examples of possible uses range from creating lifelong digital portfolios, storing of academic credentials, and protecting intellectual property through to creating an entire virtual blockchain university.

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