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IOG appoints talented individuals to 3 key positions

8 December 2022 Ivan Irakoze 4 mins read

IOG appoints talented individuals to 3 key positions

Input Output Global (IOG) is proud to welcome two new hires and announce one promotion:

  • Dr. Vanishree Rao, head of applied cryptography
  • Sabina Begum, creative director
  • Arnaud Bailly, promoted to head of architecture for Cardano

IOG is a prominent blockchain research and engineering company, best known for building the Cardano blockchain.

This article delves into these individuals…

The University of Edinburgh and IOG introduce the Edinburgh Decentralization Index

18 November 2022 Ivan Irakoze 2 mins read

The University of Edinburgh and IOG introduce the Edinburgh Decentralization Index

Networks are often structured as centralized, distributed, or decentralized. A decentralized network’s security increases as the number of participants increases. The same outcome cannot be achieved on centralized or distributed networks.

With most blockchains claiming to be decentralized, it is hard to determine each claim’s validity. Any assertion of decentralization remains…

Advancing digital identity through DID core specification

The recent DID core specification approval at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) provided clearer and stronger foundations for identity platforms building decentralized identifiers.

8 September 2022 Ivan Irakoze 4 mins read

Advancing digital identity through DID core specification

In June 2022, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) approved the Decentralized Identifier (DID) Working Group’s DID core specification to move to the W3C Recommendation stage. This milestone reaffirms the rising relevance of digital identity and provides clearer and stronger foundations for identity platforms such as Atala PRISM.

Here, we look at:

  • what digital identity and DIDs are.

Input Output Global’s $4.5m blockchain research hub at Stanford University

Input Output Global is proud to announce its partnership with the prestigious Stanford University to fund blockchain research

30 August 2022 Ivan Irakoze 4 mins read

Input Output Global’s $4.5m blockchain research hub at Stanford University

Input Output Global, Inc. (IOG) prioritizes a peer-reviewed, academic research-driven process in its quest to develop high-assurance blockchain technologies. The research team has published 130+ research papers across a host of topics, many of which help underpin Cardano’s design principles and IOG’s novel products and services.

This week we are proud to announce our latest…

Ofelimos explained

How Ofelimos minimizes proof-of-work energy cost through proof of useful work

18 August 2022 Ivan Irakoze <1 min read

For a more in-depth look at Ofelimos, read 'Ofelimos: a proof-of-useful-work consensus protocol'.

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