This is the 3rd edition of ZK-Roller-Coaster where we track and investigate the most exciting, meaningful, and crazy ZK-stuff of the prior two weeks.
Disclaimer: this is a collection of tweets, writings, videos, and other materials; these don’t express our opinion and may not necessarily be accurate. Please do (or continue) your own research.
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Protocol Labs presented Testudo, an open source R1CS proof system faster than Groth16: square root size universal trusted setup, constant proof size w/ proof composition, and blazing fast for uniform circuits.
Thread: Inception layers; reusable and extensible scaling: aka “Use Taiko as an L2 and deploy the exact codebase as an L3 on top.” followed up by explanation of "built-in" arbitrary message passing (by Matt Finestone).
polynya’s tweet: “crypto may have only a few years to become quantum-resistant”.
zkresearch: Folding endgame (by levs57).
introducing Hashi: an oracle aggregator for blockchain bridges.
EigenLayer announced the release of the testnet for the first stage of the EigenLayer protocol, which supports liquid and native restaking.
CoW Swap, in collaboration with beaverbuild and Agnostic Relayer announced MEV Blocker, a free RPC endpoint that pays users to protect themselves from MEV across a wide variety of use cases in DeFi, NFTs, and dApps.
MEV-Share beta is live on Ethereum mainnet.
Taiko (Type-1 ZK-EVM) is looking for Senior Blockchain Full-Stack Engineer (Solidity/Svelte), Zero-Knowledge Circuit Engineer (Rust), Business Development Manager, and Developer Relations Engineer.
Get ready for Devconnect Istanbul 2023! Save the date: 13-19 Nov 2023.
Flashbots are looking for research contributors in programmable privacy and orderflow sharing.
A long read “Checks and balances: Machine learning and zero-knowledge proofs” by a16zcrypto.
zkSummit9 videos are up!
Thank you for reading the 3rd edition of ZK-Roller-Coaster. See you in two weeks! 🚵♀️
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