NEW on our blog: Ainsley explores how a "Dead Man's Switch" could be created using Enigma's protocol and examines some existing implementations. This can be a key building block for many powerful applications - what will this inspire you to create? https://blog.enigma.co/tell-no-tales-decentralizing-a-dead-mans-switch-6217e2f4361b
NEW: Our latest Development Update covering January 2019 has just been released. As we rapidly approach Discovery’s testnet launch, what has our dev team been building? What final steps remain? And what can you expect to hear next? Read now for answers! https://blog.enigma.co/enigma-development-update-january-2019-1f4996a75bdf
NEW: Our latest episode of Decentralize This! features Jameson Lopp of Casa. Jameson talks with me about how he defines a "cypherpunk," his perspective on privacy and security, and how individuals can protect themselves while building a more decentralized world. https://blog.enigma.co/decentralize-this-episode-18-jameson-lopp-d5a065565a73
NEW: With Enigma, dApps can gain significant usability and speed advantages. In this post, see how a fast, fun, decentralized version of Rock, Paper, Scissors can be built on Enigma's protocol. Demo video included! 🗿 📄 ✂️ https://blog.enigma.co/secret-rock-paper-scissors-f89ff1a91b1e
NEW: Our latest episode of Decentralize This! features Alex Wearn of Aurora and IDEX. Alex talks with Tor about "pragmatic decentralization," hybrid dApps and DEXes, and if code equals law in the blockchain space. Great lessons for builders! https://blog.enigma.co/decentralize-this-episode-17-alex-wearn-67babe4ac003
NEW: The latest episode of Enigma's podcast Decentralize This! is out, featuring Andrew Keys of ConsenSys! Andrew talks with Tor about the evolution of ConsenSys, building decentralized products for millions of users, and his biggest predictions for 2019. https://blog.enigma.co/decentralize-this-episode-16-andrew-keys-163807daa141
NEW: Learn why 2019 is the Year of Enigma in this thorough look back at an exciting year of successes and challenges for our project - and a look ahead at the upcoming launch of Discovery, secret nodes, new initiatives, new collaborators, and more... https://blog.enigma.co/2019-the-year-of-enigma-cef8d10366a1
NEW: We’ve just released the first 2019 episode of Decentralize This!, featuring Don Gossen of Enigma's partner Ocean Protocol! Don talks with Tor about data provenance, privacy, collaboration, and bridging the decentralized and centralized worlds of data. https://blog.enigma.co/decentralize-this-episode-15-don-gossen-76e95c8d7a84
Weekend Read: Enigma CEO Guy Zyskind recently wrote a Coindesk op-ed about privacy, decentralization, and the tremendous challenges and opportunities we will all face in 2019. https://www.coindesk.com/2018-when-privacy-and-decentralization-collided
NEW: Part 2 of our exploration of ENG and Secret Nodes. As we finalize elements of our Discovery protocol release and its initial economics, please read this very important post with critical information for node runners. We're openly calling for feedback! https://blog.enigma.co/secret-nodes-part-2-exploring-eng-economics-and-building-a-sustainable-network-3d0e9f8a9d40
We’ve just released a new episode of Decentralize This!, featuring Glen Weyl! Glen talks with Tor about liberal radicalism and radical markets, treating data as labor, and why social innovation is as necessary as technological innovation. If you've been looking for new inspiration in uncertain times, this episode is for you. https://soundcloud.com/decentralize-this/ep-14-glen-weyl-radically-creating-a-more-equal-and-decentralized-world
NEW: Enigma's November 2018 Development Update is now available! Read this important report on our development progress on the way to the launch of Discovery, including details on our move to WASM, stateful secret contracts, and much more. https://blog.enigma.co/enigma-development-update-november-2018-5c11a8b996f5
A new episode of Decentralize This! is out, featuring Luis Cuende of Aragon! Luis discusses the power of decentralized, autonomous organizations and the conflicts between regulation and decentralization — and how those have impacted him and Aragon. https://soundcloud.com/decentralize-this/ep-12-luis-cuende-realizing-the-promise-of-decentralized-organizations
A new episode of Decentralize This! is out, featuring a special guest: Alison Macrina of the Tor Project! Alison discusses how the Tor network protects its users, why preserving privacy is essential to decentralization and freedom, and why she's still skeptical about blockchain. One of the best episodes yet! https://soundcloud.com/decentralize-this/ep-11-alison-macrina-protecting-privacy-with-decentralization
Our tenth episode of Decentralize This! is now out, featuring Ari Paul of Blocktower! Ari discusses with Tor how he evaluates investment opportunities, how value is created and captured by protocols, and what is holding back adoption of decentralized tech. https://soundcloud.com/decentralize-this/ep-10-ari-paul-creating-and-capturing-the-value-of-decentralization
NEW: We've published a full report from our Eurotrip to Web3Summit and Devcon4! Read up on our first dev team summit, watch our full Devcon presentation (with slides), hear about our many meetups and meetings, and get excited for what's next... https://blog.enigma.co/enigmas-eurotrip-a-trip-report-from-web3summit-and-devcon4-8a2b076367f4
By popular demand, the Enigma blog now has a new Table of Contents! Everything Enigma is finally in one place - from our protocol to our partners to our podcast. If you're new to our project or community or want to help others understand Enigma, this is the perfect place for anyone to start learning. Feedback is welcome :) https://blog.enigma.co/welcome-to-enigma-start-here-e65c8c9125ef
Just now at Devcon4, Enigma announced our first round of grants, demonstrated our new "secert voting" demo using our public testnet, showed off some exclusive launch partner code, and gave more details on our upcoming protocol release: Discovery. Learn more about our grants here, and we'll publish our slides soon! https://blog.enigma.co/announcing-eggs-enigma-growth-grants-c61d985b670e
After a great week presenting Enigma's privacy solutions at Web3Summit, at our Berlin meetup with Ocean and Chainlink, and twice more so far in Prague, the Enigma team is finally preparing for our main presentation tomorrow at Devcon4! We can't wait to share our full trip report with you soon :) http://oi67.tinypic.com/zybwv6.jpg
Ever wanted to get your hands on some Enigma swag AND support a great cause? Enigma t-shirts and hats are now available, with all proceeds going to benefit the EFF. Order now and help support data privacy for all! https://www.customink.com/fundraising/enigma-apparel-for-privacy-protection-and-free-expression
Enigma's new podcast, Decentralize This!, is now available on Spotify (in addition to SoundCloud and YouTube)! Every episode features a special guest and lots of energy. Our latest episode features Marguerite deCourcelle, aka coin_artist, who talks about Neon District and the role of games in driving blockchain adoption. Come listen now! https://blog.enigma.co/decentralize-this-episode-4-marguerite-decourcelle-coin-artist-b6d92f7239b5
NEW: Enigma has launched Decentralize This! - a podcast hosted by Tor Bair focused on what it *really* takes to build a more decentralized and sustainable future. We have an amazing lineup of guests - and Episode 1 with Pantera Capital's Joey Krug is live! https://blog.enigma.co/launching-decentralize-this-episode-1-joey-krug-6bc6bb30d89a
NEW: "Secret Nodes: Exploring Staking, Stakeholders, and ENG." New info on how ENG staking nodes - both for computations and consensus - help secure the Enigma network and our privacy-preserving "secret" smart contracts! https://blog.enigma.co/secret-nodes-exploring-staking-stakeholders-and-eng-d69a68e3d0fd
NEW: Enigma is happy to be partnering with Datawallet to solve some of the biggest issues plaguing our online world, including sybil attacks and advertising fraud. Read some of the Coindesk coverage of our solution here! https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-startups-aim-to-kill-the-captcha-with-a-new-anti-bot-protocol/
NEW: Enigma is expanding its roadmap as we continue to build the privacy layer for the decentralized web! This critical post outlines our new immediate and long term priorities for Enigma, our partners, our network, and our community - so please read on! https://blog.enigma.co/expanding-enigmas-roadmap-towards-a-privacy-layer-for-the-decentralized-web-f1d6b7908251
The Enigma Launch Partners are eight outstanding projects looking to change the world while protecting and computing data with Enigma's privacy protocol. Now you can learn more about their use cases and their visions on the Enigma blog! https://blog.enigma.co/introducing-the-enigma-launch-partners-642336f752cc
Big news! We've announced the Enigma Launch Partners, eight forward-thinking projects collaborating with Enigma and using secret contracts to create an ecosystem of solutions for a decentralized future, including Ocean Protocol, Datawallet, and more! https://www.coindesk.com/8-blockchain-projects-enlist-early-to-test-secret-enigma-contracts/
NEW: Announcing the Enigma Writing Contest Finalists! For our third community contest, we selected six awesome finalists based on their creative and insightful writing. We were blown away. Come read through their pieces, then vote for your favorites! https://blog.enigma.co/announcing-the-enigma-writing-contest-finalists-voting-is-open-87c97059f406
As part of a new series, we are highlighting the awesome Enigma Ambassadors helping us build a more decentralized future. Read on to meet Professor Kristi Yorks and learn why she is so passionate about Enigma. If you're inspired, apply today! https://blog.enigma.co/meet-the-enigma-ambassadors-1-professor-kristi-yorks-9189294c810c
Testnet Update! Simulation mode for Enigma's secret contracts testnet now supports MacOS in addition to Linux! It's never been easier to try out secret contracts for yourself. More "getting started" documentation is coming soon... https://blog.enigma.co/enigma-testnet-update-simulation-mode-is-now-active-cdecf07fe2ac
The Enigma devs are proud to announce the latest improvement to our testnet: simulation mode! Read more on the Enigma blog about how this change will help open up secret contracts to everyone. https://blog.enigma.co/enigma-testnet-update-simulation-mode-is-now-active-cdecf07fe2ac
NEW: Enigma is excited to announce our third community contest: The Enigma Writing Contest! ✍️ Learn how you can win prizes for your best creative or informative writing about a decentralized future powered by Enigma and secret contracts. Share your voice! https://blog.enigma.co/announcing-the-enigma-community-writing-contest-4eb5c199c65b
Come check out Enigma's new protocol documentation for our live testnet! We're always trying to make things easier for devs interested in creating some of the world's first secret contracts. Look for more improvements and information coming soon! http://enigma.co/protocol/
The Enigma Ambassador program has now grown to forty incredible individuals in fifteen countries! 💪 Are you interested in joining an awesome team and community dedicated to building a decentralized future? Read more about the program and apply today! https://blog.enigma.co/announcing-the-enigma-ambassadors-21a41f5f17fb
NEW: The Enigma Q2 Update has been released! From our testnet release to our new partners like Intel to our growing Ambassadors program, this was our most exciting quarter yet. Read about our accomplishments and what's next on the Enigma blog. https://blog.enigma.co/enigma-q2-2018-update-one-live-testnet-and-our-biggest-quarter-yet-53e1a19d1fdd
NEW in the Enigma Solutions Series: "Secret Auctions with Enigma". https://blog.enigma.co/secret-auctions-with-enigma-83647a141fb5 Come learn how Enigma's protocol allows for truly sealed decentralized auctions - and why it's a critical improvement over current solutions.
BIG NEWS: Our protocol's first live code has shipped on schedule with the release of Enigma Testnet 1.0! https://blog.enigma.co/the-code-is-here-announcing-enigma-testnet-1-0-release-accdaf051950 This concludes our awesome Q2: we demoed at Consensus, grew our team, launched Enigma Ambassadors, and secured major partners like Intel. Onwards!
BIG NEWS: Enigma is pleased to announce our collaboration with Intel. https://blog.enigma.co/announcing-enigmas-collaboration-with-intel-43bbf73a86a7 Our collaboration focuses on Enigma's protocol, Intel SGX, and the development of privacy-preserving computation technologies for public blockchains. Read more about this important news and what happens next.
NEW: With our initial testnet launch rapidly approaching, the Enigma team has launched a new developers forum! https://blog.enigma.co/launching-the-enigma-developers-forum-ac56db0b8e78 This will support those who wish to build on (and learn more about) Enigma’s protocol. Read more on the Enigma blog, and stay tuned for more news...
The latest post in the Enigma Solutions Series - "Decentralizing Credit with Enigma" is now live! https://blog.enigma.co/decentralizing-credit-with-enigma-440c6648b4d8 Centralized companies like Equifax have failed us - how could we better protect and inform consumers by using Enigma's technology?
The Enigma testnet is launching soon! We can't wait to take our next leap forward in building the world's first platform for scalable, end-to-end decentralized applications. Keep watching here for updates... https://blog.enigma.co/enigmas-ambition-our-latest-roadmap-8d50107ad314
Reminder for the Enigma community! Our Reddit is now at www.reddit.com/r/enigmaproject. Please subscribe so you don't miss any important announcements :)
The Enigma Artwork Contest finalists have been chosen! See the final eleven incredible submissions here - then vote for your favorites. We're very proud of our talented community! https://blog.enigma.co/announcing-the-enigma-art-contest-finalists-voting-is-open-f2d699de8226
Enigma's latest blog post: "Oops, We Brought Code to Consensus!" A look back at our busy week in NYC, including our first demonstration of secret contracts and a great meetup with Zilliqa! https://blog.enigma.co/oops-we-brought-code-to-consensus-ceda0f566c8b
It was a great scene at the Enigma and Zilliqa meetup last night! One of the best community events we've seen, and the best Q&A we've ever done. Thank you all so much for coming! http://i66.tinypic.com/ampr1y.jpg
Enigma is proud to show the first public demonstration of secret contracts at Consensus 2018! https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-startup-enigma-demo-secret-contracts-privacy-tech/
Enigma CEO Guy Zyskind will join TechCrunch in Switzerland this July for TC Sessions: Blockchain, where he'll be speaking alongside Vitalik Buterin, Joe Lubin, CZ, and more! Stay tuned for more news about our upcoming events.
The Enigma team is in NYC and looking forward to Consensus 2018! We'll see you on Tuesday for our Consensus announcement and our meetup with the Zilliqa team.
The Enigma team presented to the United Nations today on how our solutions can help the agency. Let's build a better future together! http://tinypic.com/r/2cmm0b4/9