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Bill Brock on zkSNARKs in a Nutshell

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• What we'll do
Zero-knowledge proofs, specifically zkSNARKs, are an interesting and powerful method for encryption whose use has recently risen due to their applications in cryptocurrencies. Following up on his November overview of Zcash and by popular demand, Bill will lead us on a more in-depth look at these methodologies and how to understand them in laymen's terms.

Bill Brock is the head of delivery at Very, a Chattanooga based web and mobile consultancy. At Very, he runs the gamut from product management to sales with a smattering of utilitarian hacking. Lately Bill has fully fallen prey to the blockchain hype and planning to launch an ICO in early 2018 to to fund the brockchain: skynet V0.1

Link to paper: http://chriseth.github.io/notes/articles/zksnarks/zksnarks.pdf

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