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Ouroboros Genesis presented at flagship conference

IOHK research on proof of stake appears at CCS in Toronto

18 October 2018 Jane Wild 4 mins read

A third major paper from the Ouroboros line of research was presented at a leading computer security and cryptography event yesterday, a recognition of the contribution the work makes to the field of computer science. The paper, Ouroboros Genesis, was presented by researcher Christian Badertscher at the 25th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, held in…

IOHK make a visit to Google’s London offices

Googlers keen to talk Cardano and the future of cryptocurrency

28 June 2018 Jane Wild 57 mins read

IOHK make a visit to Google’s London offices

Cryptocurrency is one of the most discussed topics of the moment, and whatever people think about it, they all want to know what’s next for the technology. An audience that was no different was at Google, where Charles Hoskinson was invited to talk about Cardano and the future of cryptocurrencies. At the meeting, held at Google’s London headquarters last month, Googlers around…

Ouroboros Praos presented at leading cryptography conference, Eurocrypt

Proof-of-stake protocol offers same security guarantees as Bitcoin

17 May 2018 Jane Wild 4 mins read

In the area of blockchain research proof of stake has long posed many questions for cryptographers and the subject has been of primary importance for IOHK researchers over the past two years. Professor Aggelos Kiayias, Chief Scientist at IOHK, has led work with a team of cryptographers to formalise a family of protocols called Ouroboros. It is a great distinction for their…

A Cardano technical talk in Hamburg

Philipp Kant and Lars Brünjes explain incentives, stake pools and formal methods

14 May 2018 Jane Wild 8 mins read

Cardano is a project that is unique in its vision, scope and design, and its world-class team is working at the frontier of computer science. As development progresses we're contacted on a daily basis by people from all around the world who want to learn more, and so IOHK was pleased to make its first trip to Germany recently to talk about Cardano. Dr Lars Brünjes and Dr…

Cardano’s goals for Africa and the developing world

Charles Hoskinson addresses packed crowd at LSE

24 February 2018 Jane Wild 6 mins read

Cardano’s goals for Africa and the developing world - Input Output

The London School of Economics has a long history of links to Africa. Founded in 1895 four years before the outbreak of the Boer War, the school launched into the debates of the era. Some of the first leaders of newly independent African nations studied at LSE and its progressive and anti-imperialist stance saw the school play a part in the anti-apartheid movement. With that…