Friday Hacks #179 - High-throughput blockchain - NUS Hackers

Published on: Monday, 16 September 2019

Talk #1: Building a high-throughput blockchain platform for applications

- What is blockchain and short overview on consensus algorithms
Overview of Zilliqa
- Introduction to sharding in public blockchains
- Introduction to smart contracts and why we developer our own smart contract
language, Scilla
- Short introduction to applications development - How to get started?

Speaker Profile
Jun Hao is a developer on weekdays and security geek on weekend. His experiences
spanned over multiple computer science domains including blockchain, web
security, trusted computing, and program analysis. At Zilliqa, he has
co-developed a world-first public blockchain platform that uses sharding to
scale. He is also the co-founder of 2 cybersecurity interest groups, Edgis and
NUS Greyhats.

Edison leads a team of application developers at Aqilliz, a blockchain solutions
provider that create trust, transparency, and convenience for the rapidly
growing platform economy. Edison and his team worked on Proton, a digital
advertising reconciliation platform and HG Exchange, a private equities
member-based exchange. Edison holds a M.Sc from CMU, and enjoys software
engineering, blockchain and cybersecurity

Supported by The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs

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Recorded by: NUS Hackers

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