Can a digital currency like bitcoin really make a difference? Activists, political opponents, and ordinary citizens living under authoritarian regimes are turning to bitcoin as a secure currency; it doesn’t matter if their government freezes their bank accounts or bans them from using finance apps because bitcoin isn’t controlled by a central authority, nor does it require an ID to transact with.
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Kai Cheng’s professor had a brilliant scheme. In his first lecture, he promised that each lecture would feature a “Lie of the Day”. But why? It made his students more attentive and analytical, poring over every detail of his lecture and making sense of why things were true. It was such a powerful teaching method that his students digested his most technical lectures quite easily because they tried so hard to catch his lie. The kicker? There was no lie in that first lecture; he had lied about that too! Read full article here