ODEM and Educational Records on the Blockchain

At ODEM, we’re determined to make education more affordable, accessible, transferable, and verifiable. We’re also committed to using blockchain technology to give students greater control over their educational records. The blockchain, a decentralized network of digital ledgers and the encryption software that make digital currencies possible, allows us to create immutable and shareable records of… read more

How ODEM is Reshaping the Education Landscape

  One of the most gratifying aspects of being CEO of ODEM is explaining how we’re using blockchain technology to improve education for students, educators, and employers. Blockchains, or decentralized networks of digital ledgers, are at the core of our mission to make education more accessible, affordable, transferable, and verifiable. ODEM is using blockchain technology… read more

ODEM, Blockchain Technology, and Unlocking Your Education

  It’s not uncommon for major U.S. colleges to take as long as four months to deliver a hardcopy diploma to a newly graduated student. It can also take as many as six weeks and a US$150 fee to replace a diploma that’s been lost, stolen, or destroyed. Enough, already. At ODEM, we’re committed to… read more

KuCoin Becomes 16th Exchange to List ODEM Token

We’re pleased to announce the ODEM Token (ODE) now trades on the Singapore-based KuCoin digital currency exchange. KuCoin is an up-and-coming exchange, working hard to make cryptocurrency trading easier and more convenient. For ODEM, the KuCoin listing means that ODE now trades on 16 exchanges, including Bitfinex and BitMart. Among KuCoin’s features are: Various Order… read more

ODEM Featured in United Nations Report on Blockchain Technology

ZUG, Switzerland – April 11, 2019 – ODEM is pleased to acknowledge its inclusion in a United Nations report entitled Blockchain in Trade Facilitation: Sectoral challenges and examples. The UN Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business presented the 129-page report this week at the Centre’s 25th session in Geneva. The study, a work in… read more

Robots, AI and Job Security

It seems like barely a week goes by without a headline warning about the risk of unbridled development of robots and AI. Are Robots Coming for Your Job? The New Yorker At ODEM, we believe mankind must strike a balance between exploiting the benefits of AI and avoiding the most-negative consequences of aggressive development of… read more

ODEM on the Airwaves

  ODEM CEO Richard Maaghul and Sales Chief Ken Finch traveled to Pakistan last month to share the ODEM story with educators, students, and employers in the South Asian nation. Among their appearances, Rich, Ken, and ODEM Pakistan’s Huda Garib were interviewed on Karachi radio station Samaa FM’s evening show. Host J.R. Sahara began by… read more

Why Does ODEM Use Blockchain Technology?

  One question we receive frequently is: Why does ODEM use blockchain technology? I’ll begin by telling you a little about blockchain, which is also known as a distributed ledger technology. Think of it like a tamper-proof spreadsheet where information is stored and verified across thousands of computers with no central point of control. The… read more