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Cracking the code

Jun 1, 2017

JP Vergne - cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin is part of a mysterious world of code, cryptography, and terminology, but Associate Professor Jean-Philippe (J.P.) Vergne can cut through the confusion.

His research explains why cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, should be treated as technological platforms.

“Behind each cryptocurrency, there is a software that implements new technological innovations, which makes it very different from the U.S. and Canadian dollar,” he said.

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