Demystifying Cryptography and Blockchains

This episode of Hard Fork @ Genesis DevCon features Dr. Satya Lokam — an accomplished Senior Researcher from Microsoft Labs, who is working on research in the field of cryptography among many fields in theoretical computer science.

From the hype around blockchain as an emerging technology that is “disrupting” everything, to the misconceptions of #Blockchain = #Bitcoin, we hardly enquire about the backend of this industry i.e. the research that empowers it. My conversation with Dr. Lokam was one that brought to surface #Cryptography and how it is impacting the way blockchain is enabled with #security, privacy, and #anonymity.

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