05 Aug '13, 11am

Online education site Khan Academy now accepts donations in bitcoin

Online education site Khan Academy now accepts donations in bitcoin

The Khan Academy now supports donations in bitcoins. The news was announced last week on Coinbase’s blog, as the non-profit educational website is using the US company’s merchant tools to accept bitcoin payments. The Khan Academy offers a large range of educational resources. There are videos and exercises for students. Lessons are hosted on YouTube and offered up on the Khan Academy website in formatted courses. There’s even a course about bitcoin , among all the other courses in world history, physics, mathematics, etc. There are also tools for tutors to interact with students. According to Coinbase’s blog post, you will earn a “special badge” on your profile page for making a donation to Khan Academy in bitcoin, in addition to the badges that students can earn for completing courses, etc. A bitcoin supporter told us: “It seemed only right that I should donate some BTC t...

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