Zk-Snarks Everywhere: Ethereum Privacy Tech Hits Tipping Point

Zk-Snarks Everywhere: Ethereum Privacy Tech Hits Tipping Point

"I was expecting maybe 15-20 people to care about zk-snarks, but wow." Despite his reservations, the crowd scrambled for seats as zcash researcher Andrew Miller took to the stage at Devcon3 today. But the response, at times elated, perhaps shouldn't have been a surprise as the third day of ethereum's flagship developer conference featured a selection of sessions devoted to zk-snarks and other privacy advances made possible by ethereum's latest software upgrade, Byzantium.