The University of Daegu has entered into an agreement with the Korean Artificial Intelligence Association. This concerns the creation of a campus for people interested in technology blockchain.
On May 22, Suseong University in South Korea reached an agreement with the Korean Artificial Intelligence Association (KORAIA) to create a special campus specializing in blockchain technology and AI. This uprising in Daegu, the city where the university is located.
As announced published through the local Money Today web portal, the University of Daegu plans to teach blockchain, artificial intelligence, big data and cloud computing on a new faculty on campus. Recruitment is expected to start in a few months.
Kim Kun-woo, director of the University’s Planning and Coordination Department, thinks this is a great step. He stated that the world is “changing” rapidly, in turn blockchain and artificial intelligence have the potential to change society. The technological revolution can accelerate due to the global crisis associated with the COVID-19 virus.
We also learn that several companies from the market blockchaina from Daegu agreed to organize campus training. Their employees with practical knowledge will teach new technology subjects, which will definitely increase the quality of the curriculum.
The university will also implement user-friendly services that will allow “coherence between university education and academic administration, [co pójdzie] in tandem with experts in every field. “
South Korea focuses on blockchain
The South Korean government still maintains a positive attitude towards the development of the blockchain industry.
On April 17, Deputy Minister of Strategy and Finance, Koo Yun-cheol, said blockchain market is a “Golden opportunity” for South Korea, calling on private sector companies to realize this potential.
On March 17, two South Korean ministries announced support for the new technology market, planning to spend up to $ 3.2 million on developing local startups to encourage them to use such technologies.
It is worth remembering, however, that in 2017 the cryptocurrency world also got to know the dark side of South Korea. At the time, during the bubble, the country’s authorities officially warned against investing in digital currencies. In addition, the country’s justice minister sought to ban them, which was met with sharp opposition from the blockchain community.