The Blockchain and Kudos: A Distributed System for Educational Record, Reputation and Reward

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Sharples, Mike; Domingue, John;

The ‘blockchain’ is the core mechanism for the Bitcoin digital payment system. It embraces a set of inter-related technologies: the blockchain itself as a distributed record of digital events, the distributed consensus method to agree whether a new block is legitimate, ... View more
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