Colombia’s Capital City Administration has released a series of free online courses through which citizens can hijack more about blockchain and other cutting-edge technologies.
Sponsored by the City of Bogota, the Bogota Aprende TIC program aims to promote innovation and the development of new technologies in the city. It covers topics such as cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, the gig economy, and distributed ledger technologies..
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The blockchain course begins with a description of its features, main areas of application, the reasons for its popularity in the financial market, the use of bitcoins and the impact of digital currency on global transformation processes. In the second part, students are told about the principles of operation and specific examples of use, indicating that the technology has unexplored potential..
The program is designed for residents of Bogota over 14 years old, but anyone can sign up. Blockchain course lasts 4 weeks.
Many countries have already recognized the benefits of using distributed ledger technologies and have begun to stimulate their adoption in various industries. For example, the South Korean government recently held a meeting with private companies urging business use the existing potential for the development of the blockchain industry.
text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: republicbuzz