Google has cooked up an absorbing new action to lure talent in to its university application events: talking to acceptance about cryptocurrency and blockchain.

The search engine titan will be hosting a talk on the “Fundamentals and Some Recent Innovations in Crypto-Currencies” at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy. The address is appointed to take place on March 8 and will beginning the company’s two-day application event, where Googlers will share capacity about the aggregation and its hiring process.

We spoke with assembly of the Polytechnic University of Milan who accepted to TNW that the event is indeed official and organized by Google.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero, Litecoin… Many crypto-currencies have been in the news lately and most people know they can [be] purchased as an asset or exchanged as currency,” the description for the talk reads. “Less well known is how they really work.”

“In this talk, I’ll review the basic differences amid the most accepted ones and highlight some absorbing innovations in the space, including scripting, aloofness and abbreviation electricity requirements to assure the environment,” it continues. “The talk will be followed by a description of Google jobs and internships and an overview of our account and hiring process.”


Unfortunately, the website does not state who will be hosting the appear “Fundamentals and Some Recent Innovations in Crypto-Currencies” talk at Politecnico di Milano.

The phrasing, though, acerb suggests that the talk will be given by a Googler.

We have accomplished out to Google for added description and will update this piece appropriately if we hear back.



Those absorbed to learn more about the event can check out the event page here or peruse the full affairs here. Anyone absorbed can sign up for the event by bushing in this Google form. The aggregation is also asking those absorbed to share their CVs, as well as LinkedIn and GitHub profiles.

It is not all that hasty that the internet giant is targeting abeyant hires with cryptocurrency-themed events.

Indeed, The New York Times appear beforehand in February that blockchain-related courses are apace acrimonious up steam on campuses around the US. Among others, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Duke, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Maryland offered graduate-level courses in blockchain and crypto.

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