Blockchain and Bitcoin

This month I am researching and discussing some new technological advancements with my students. Though the concept of blockchain of using encrypted digital ledgers is not new. Bitcoin is becoming more accepted for large transactions these days, as some celebrities recently purchased real estate with bitcoin cryptocurrency. I found Lisk Academy's website an excellent educational… Continue reading Blockchain and Bitcoin

Relational Databases

This week in class, students will be learning about different types of databases and how to create one. What is a database? and why do we need one? We review an Introduction to MS-Access video and discuss what is a relational database in comparison to a flat type list, which can often cause data redundancy.… Continue reading Relational Databases