Digital Academic Credentials

“Wanderbuch” by Magistrate der Königl. Freystadt Oedenburg im Königreiche Ungarn / Public Domain 

Building on earlier work done at the Media Lab, MIT has formed the Digital Credentials Consortium an international network of universities to develop a shared system for digital academic credentials. 

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Public ledger technology enables us to develop new tools, standards, and strategies to store and manage digital academic credentials. Certificates can be cryptographically signed and tamper-proof. They can represent or recognize many different types of achievements. 

After developing a number of prototypes (we issued digital credentials to Media Lab Director's Fellows and Media Lab alumni) our code base grew into the largest open-source project for digital academic credentials. We have since shifted efforts to contributing to the Digital Credentials Consortium. 

Research Topics
#cryptocurrency #open source