MIT Technology Review
Art Director: Emily Caufield

The MIT Media Lab and the MIT Registrer’s Office partnered with Learning Machine, a Cambridge-based software company, to set up the Blockcerts collaboration, which issued diplomas linked to the same blockchain that underlies Bitcoin. The idea was to let students securely store and share their credentials, and allow employers to immediately verify them. For people displaced by disasters, that could be critical.

April 2018