zkMesh: June 2020 Recap
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zkMesh is put together by Mikerah (HashCloak) and Anna (Zero Knowledge Podcast).
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An airdrop that preserves recipient privacy by Riad S. Wahby, Dan Boneh, Christopher Jeffrey, Joseph Poon
Using GKR inside a SNARK to reduce the cost of hash verification down to 3 constraints discussing an asymptotic x230 improvement for massive batch gMiMC hash verifications inside a SNARK. Goal is to increase roll-up efficiency
Expanding instruction set of Distaff VM by Bobbin Threadbare
Using GKR inside a SNARK to reduce the cost of hash verification down to 3 constraints by Alexandre Belling, Olivier Bégassat
Trustless Groups of Unknown Order with Hyperelliptic Curves by Samuel Dobson, Steven D. Galbraith and Benjamin Smith
So You Want to Build an End-to-End Encrypted Web App on the ZCash Foundation Blog
Evaluating Ethereum L2Scaling Solutions: A Comparison Framework from Matter Labs
Validium And The Layer 2 Two-By-Two about StarkEx coming to Ethereum Mainnet
Matter Labs Deploys zkRollup-based Scaling Tool on Ethereum Mainnet
On PLONK and plookup by Metastate
Introducing HOPR: Your Next-Generation Data Privacy and Protection Platform
PlatON Has Confirmed to Get Involved in Ethereum 2.0 Work by Validating and Implementing the PoC Scheme with MPC
There’s now an even worse anti-encryption bill than EARN IT. That doesn’t make the EARN IT Bill OK on the Stanford Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School blog
Trusted Setup Ceremonies Explored on Zero Knowledge Podcast
zkStudyClub: Halo series with Sean Bowe and Daira Hopwood
zkStudyClub: Multi-scalar multiplication: state of the art & new ideas with Gus Gutoski (Consensys)
Blockchain Privacy in a TweetShell
Nucypher announces the NuCypher DAO
STARKs over Mainnet DeversiFi’s DEX powered by StarkEx is now live on Mainnet
Announcing Number Protector: Anonymous Phone Numbers for Receiving SMS Messages
Pegasys Tech announces Privacy-upgrades-for-hyperledger
Coda Protocol Allocates $2.1 Million USD in Project Token Grants
Presenting: VeeDo by Starkware
Filecoin Phase 2 Trusted Setup (On now)
Protect Privacy Hackathon on Gitcoin - Until July 7th
Hacking @ Random: Starkware’s Hackathon - Starting July 8 2020
Loopring Exchange’s Frontend Open-sourced; Loopring Pay Frontend Bounty
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