An Australian elementary school is teaching Blockchain to kids?

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  That’s right! In one of Australia’s most disadvantaged urban areas, a teacher (Kieran Nolan, a former network engineer) is the driving force behind Wooranna Park’s grade school students now learning the basics of blockchain technology. As an agent of change, Kieran is bringing about a vital digital revolution in the way that education mechanisms are viewed and approached. What the heck is Blockchain anyway?  Blockchain may be this century’s most significant innovation yet. A blockchain is simply a distributed database everyone can access. It maintains a list of ordered records, called blocks. Each block has a timestamp and a link to a previous block. While the foundational [...]