Gaming Infrastructure Part 4: Communication Infra in an ARC World
Now that we understand the motivations behind building games on-chain, we can return to exploring ARC architecture, which we argue is the optimal approach to building on-chain game...
Jan 12 2023 _ 7 min read
Gaming Infrastructure Part 3: Benefits of Building Games On-Chain
There has been warranted skepticism among both the gaming and crypto communities around the virtue of having any part of a game state stored on-chain, in the wake of the hyper-fina...
Jan 11 2023 _ 4 min read
Gaming Infrastructure Part 2: Introduction to ARC
Over the next few articles, we will highlight some of the infrastructure that could enable fully on-chain games (FOC) and on-chain assets (OCA), along with rough designs of what ea...
Jan 09 2023 _ 7 min read
Improving Twiddle Access for Number Theoretic Transforms: The Beginnings
Number Theoretic Transforms (NTTs) play a critical role in the generation of ZKPs. Several notable ZK proof systems, including Plonky2 and other STARK-based proof system rely heavi...
Nov 29 2022 _ 6 min read
Accelerating Multi-Scalar Multiplication in Hardware… and Software
Zero-Knowledge proofs have many amazing properties, but today, they suffer from a fundamental issue — they’re expensive and difficult to make. In this article, we describe our appr...
Oct 31 2022 _ 6 min read
So You Still Want to Use a Price Oracle
To provide accurate and timely data, price oracles should align incentives with data publishers, i.e. make them "stake" collateral, reputation, and trading capital.
Aug 30 2022 _ 14 min read
MetaSilo = Silo <3 MetaMask
In this article we introduce MetaSilo — our integration of Silo with MetaMask — which we believe may help larger crypto teams scale and sleep better.
Aug 19 2022 _ 19 min read
Scaling Smart Contract Security: Why We Invested in Certora
Smart contracts are one of the primary drivers of innovation in the crypto ecosystem. These self-executing instruments act as building blocks for trustless, interconnected applicat...
May 17 2022 _ 3 min read
A Foray Into Blockchain Scalability
Introduction In the last article, we developed a framework for analyzing L1s. We pointed out briefly that the motivation behind many of these novel L1s has largely been centered ar...
Mar 31 2022 _ 15 min read
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