The head of Sberbank offered to teach blockchain technology in universities

The head of Sberbank offered to teach blockchain technology in universities


NOVO-OGARYOVO, July 5. /TASS/. The head of Sberbank German Gref suggested in the key Russian universities program, in which students will be taught blockchain technology. Such statement the head of the credit organisation made at a meeting of the Council for strategic development and priority projects.

“The blockchain. I think that we here does not need any help but one need to make to the training of key universities specializations relevant. This is probably the only thing we still need. Technology we’ll take, but we need the support personnel,” – said Gref.

The head of Sberbank also pointed to the need for careful regulation by the state of such areas as the handling of virtual currency. “The most important thing to avoid bans. Said that prohibit virtual currency. Immediately a huge amount of flow data-centers involved in “mining” (a method of obtaining the cryptocurrency by computing computers mathematical tasks – approx. ed.) and technology start-UPS moved abroad. Here very carefully it is necessary to regulate, but the regulation is obviously required, because the technology is explosive,” – said Gref.

Blockchain technology a distributed registry, or a decentralized database. On the basis of its work cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. The main feature of the blockchain immutability. Posted information about the transaction can neither delete nor edit, since even the smallest edit requires huge computational resources.

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