Meetup #1: Demystifying Zero Knowledge Proofs: How To Build A DApp Using zk-SNARKs (w/ speakers from 0x & Beanstalk)
We are excited to announce the public launch of Dystopia Labs (http://dystopialabs.com/). TLDR; we help projects (on mainnet) run non-shitty, technical edu events. Our mission is simple. We want to 1) make the blockchain community, as a whole, become less-shilly and 2) just bring smart ppl together. So welcome!
Meetup #1 - Objectives:
- learn the basics of how zero knowledge proofs work (video pt 1/3)
- explore real-life use cases & applications of zk-SNARKs and zk-STARKs (video pt 2/3)
- code and build your own DApp using zk-SNARKs (video pt 3/3)
Meetup #1 - Speakers:
- Elena Nadolinski, CEO of Beanstalk (https://www.beanstalk.network/). Thiel Fellow. DevCon Speaker.
- Remco Bloeman, Technical Fellow at 0x (https://0x.org/). Researching DEX scaling. ETH Hackathon Speaker.
[Video Part 1/3] How Zero Knowledge Proofs Work with Elena Nadolinski
[Video Part 2/3] Real-Life Use Cases & Applications of zk-SNARKs and zk-STARKs with Remco Bloeman
[Video Part 3/3] Code & Build Your Own DApp Using zk-SNARKs with Elena Nadolinski
- #1) Go to https://github.com/leanthebean/puzzle-hunt
- #2) Install Docker & Zokrates
Announcements From The Speakers:
- Subscribe To Beanstalk to get updates on the project. Follow Elena on Twitter and Github.
- 0x is hiring. Go here if you’re looking for a gig.
Last But Not Least:
If you thought the content was useful, please subscribe to Dystopia Labs. We’ll be running more technical edu events (and pushing out more useful stuff like this). So yeah, join our community — it’ll be worth it.
- 3/7 (San Francisco) — The Future Of Decentralized Finance: Opportunities For Entrepreneurs To Build (w/ Speakers from 0x, Harbor, MakerDao, dydx, and Dharma) https://www.meetup.com/dystopia-labs-sf-blockchain-workshops/events/259278803/
- 3/28 (Singapore) — Intro To Zcash: An Evening with Zooko Wilcox, CEO of Zcash — https://www.meetup.com/dystopia-labs-singapore-blockchain-workshops/events/259337785/