‘Internet of Things’ era is about collecting, connecting, and making sense of data. We need a ‘Diploma of things’ mechanism to collect, connect and make sense of learning. Therefore the distributed education and career development ledger is what we work on at www.OS.UNIVERSITY.
Technology Innovation Loves Humanities: Open Education on the Blockchain
Tech. Innovation ♥ Humanities
Open Education on the Blockchain
Hristian Daskalov, Open Source Uni Project Lead
PhD Candidate @ Brno / Riga / Sofia Technical University
SlavConf, Sofia University, 13.10.2017
Language is about communication, but
communication is not (only) about
language. It is about reaching beyond
our own, limited knowledge and
understanding of us, and the world.
• H1 2015 - OSUni research project initiated at the Faculty of Management within
the Technical University of Sofia, resulting in scientific publications on the subject,
published in Bulgaria, Latvia, and the Czech Republic.
• H2 2015 - OSUni proof-of-concept phase initiated, along with corporate partners
from Bulgarian industry and software development sectors, resulting in early
versions of system's architecture and design.
• H1 2016 - OSUni announced among top 10 social innovation ideas globally, in
competition with 400 technology concepts and 130+ project proposals as part of
the Living Progress Challenge of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
• H2 2016 - OSUni receives positive reviews and engages in expanding its
partnership network under programs for support of young entrepreneurs, led by
the Ministry of Economy and the Open Society Institute, as well as through the
Sofia Business School.
• H1 2017 - OSUni announced as 2017 "YouthSpeak'' forum winner in Latvia,
based on a scaled-down prototype, resulting in a distributed learning program
implementation project at a community center in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
• H2 2017 - OSUni development work reaches important milestone, under the
project leadership of IO.Era, software consultancy, specializing in blockchain-
based applications, leading the way to an initial currency offering (ICO).
Project R&D Background
scholars are among the
best and most
productive scientists in
the filed, worldwide.
Problem is that despite
the Age of Information,
they operate in a small
visibility and returns.
It is all about
‘Internet of Things’ era is about collecting, connecting, and
making sense of data.We need a ‘Diploma of things’ mechanism
to collect, connect and make sense of learning.Therefore the
distributed education and career development ledger is what
we work on at www.OS.UNIVERSITY.