Media Lab Digital Certificates

Cryptographically signed certificates embedded in the blockchain

A project by the Media Lab Learning Initiative that critically explores notions of social capital and reputation, empathy and gift economies, and social behavior. Digital certificates are registered on the blockchain, cryptographically signed, and tamper proof.




Curious to read more about the project? Check out our post "Certificates, Reputation, and the Blockchain" on Medium.

PI: Philipp Schmidt, Director of Learning Innovation

Research Team: Juliana Nazaré (Lifelong Kindergarten), Katherine McConahie (ML Learning), Guy Zyskind (Human Dynamics)

Gif created by Sofia Bosch @ LabCDMX