Incoming New York City mayor Eric Adams hopes cryptocurrencies and underlying blockchain technologies should be taught in schools.
Adams said there is a need to include cryptocurrencies and underlying blockchain technologies in school subjects because many young people do not know about it.
“When I talked about blockchain and bitcoins, young people on street stopped and asked me, ‘What is that?’” Adams said.
“And that’s what we must do — open our schools to teach the technology and teach this new way of thinking,” Adams added.
According to reports, Adams is a big fan of cryptocurrencies and even told the media that he would take his first three paychecks as mayor in Bitcoin.
Adams also said that he would also look into the possibility to allow businesses in the Big Apple to accept bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.