(1) Ethereum contracts as Legal Contracts; (2) Intro to zero-knowledge proofs

Tom Johnson will describe the conditions under which an Ethereum or other smart contract can be a legal contract. Tom is a patent attorney in San Jose (see http://hickmanpalermo.com/bios/tjohnson.html) who has written on Bitcoin (http://blog.bitcointitan.com/) . Tom talked with us once previously; that event was supposed to be on this topic, but because of time limitations he only covered legal aspects of cryptocurrencies.  Christian Peel will also give a intro to zero-knowledge proofs including the Fiat-Shamir ID protocol.

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  • Joris B.

    Video of Tom's talk on Ethereum contracts is available on http://youtu.be/jSLK3lbENRc

    2 · June 2

  • Michael G.

    I'd really like to see this presentation, tho will probably not be able to attend tomorrow. Will the presentation be audio or video documented?

    May 24, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Looking forward for videos.

      May 26, 2014

    • Michael G.

      Great, thanks Christian. I look forward to the audio or video.

      May 26, 2014

  • Jim

    Great presentation, thanks Tom!

    May 25, 2014

  • Alex R.

    Fascinating presentation.

    May 25, 2014

  • Christian P.

    Here are slides for what I'll present on Zero-knowledge. It's basic, yet hopefully useful: http://www.scribd.com/doc/226061079/Zero-Knowledge-for-Mere-Mortals

    1 · May 25, 2014

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