China’s central bank is hiring blockchain experts to help it kill off cash


Job interviews anyone?

Can you imagine 20 years ago someone propagated internet technology to the world until people call him Internet Ambassador?

Yes it sounds stupid today.
And probably just 10 years down the road Bitcoin Ambassador would sound just as, if not sillier, just because he traveled around the world evangelizes blockchain technology.

China’s central bank is hiring blockchain experts to help it kill off cash

China’s central bank is hiring blockchain experts to help it develop its own digital currency, according to a recruitment ad (in Mandarin) published by the bank on Nov. 9.

The central bank has been working to create and issue a digital currency for years in order to replace cash, the bank’s governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, has said previously. Blockchain technology is among the systems it has examined. Although the central bank hasn’t said outright that its project will use blockchain tech, the job descriptions add weight to the idea.

The job ad says there are six vacancies for digital currency roles at the central bank. Applicants with experience in blockchain technology development are desirable. It also lists experience with big data, cryptography, and systems design as other criteria. Successful applicants will work on hardware and software development. Shanghai Daily was the first to report on the notice…..

Read more : QZ.com, by Joon Ian Wong, China’s central bank is hiring blockchain experts to help it kill off cash

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