An entertaining rant from the FT's Alphaville on The London School of Economics new online course entitled “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption”.
No mention, anywhere, of the fact that $700 billion figure is now more like $270 billion. Prospective students are given some juicy promises on what they can expect to get from the course, such as: Gain a unique cryptocurrency taxonomy that you can apply to the analysis and valuation of any cryptoasset (and to other disruption cases in future)Several questions arise from that buzzword-ridden phrase alone. How does one gain a taxonomy? For that matter, what on earth is a unique cryptocurrency taxonomy? How about a disruption case? And how would one go about applying an understanding of cryptocurrencies to other such phenomena in the future? We're not too sure we'd be any the wiser after completing the course. And it feels like quite some promise in a world where fundamentals are basically non-existent. Then there's this one: