Algorithmic Anthropometry. The digital measurement of the human individual for the purpose of governing. Why privacy matters

Hi ZCash CommunityPitch Deck ZCash Community Grant

I am a member of the Zcash Discord & Telegram Community (#DrDigital) and stumbled upon the opportunity of a grant to promote privacy in the digital era together with Zcash.

I developed a proposal for the year 2023 including the different items I plan to deliver and roll out to achieve the above throughout the year. Working in the financial industry with focus on crypto and academic track record do support this application.

The purpose of this proposed project is to raise awareness of the importance of privacy in the digital age and to promote responsible data practices among individuals, businesses, and governments. Ist ultimate goal is to widen the footprint of Zcash in a professional manner in Europe’s financial hub Switzerland / Liechtenstein. In today’s interconnected world, personal information is increasingly being collected, stored, and shared by a wide range of entities, and the potential risks to privacy and security are growing.

  • Research & Publish
  • Zcash Blockchain Workshop
  • Community Growth
  • Event participation & organization in Crypto Valley Switzerland & Liechtenstein
  • Consulting sessions
  • Regulatory engagement United Nations Geneva & European Commission Brussel
  • Partnerships with universities and research institutions

I look forward to hearing from you soon. I would be delighted to receive a positive answer.


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I prepared a proposal for the community but unable to upload here.
please see link → Zcash-GrantProposal 2023 - Tilmar Goos.pdf - Google Drive

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Hi @DrDigital - Welcome to the forum, and thank you for submitting your grant proposal! We will review it in the upcoming weeks and reach out if we have any questions.

In the meantime, if you have any questions for us, you can post them to this thread or DM us at @ZcashGrants.

Zcash Community - We want to hear your feedback on this grant! You can post your comments to this thread or DM us at @ZcashGrants if you’d like to provide feedback in private.


Thanks @aquietinvestor for coming back on this. Looking forward to your feedback.

Not long ago I was invited at the Swiss Road to Crypto to speak about the concept of Algorithmic Anthropometry and the importance of privacy .

:movie_camera:The Swiss Road To Crypto - Algorithmic anthropometry: the digital measurement of the human... - YouTube

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see here the official application. I think the upload of documents on that site does not work. Mine does not open, nor do others. (but you can see the link above) Gallery View: Zcash Community Grants Program

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thanks @GGuy for the support.
to support my application please see here, the introduction video for the Crypto Valley Association Call for Papers 2022, which I founded.

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or this one here from the Zurich Trust Square Summer 2022, Paradeplatz 1.

here the Crypto Valley Association Research Journal 2022

I just published an article The Data Dilemma and its Relevance for Human Science. Medium

@DrDigital, thank you for your grant submission, the @ZcashGrants Committee has voted to reject this proposal at the most recent meeting. But would like to recommend that you look into applying for the newly announced ZF Minor Grants program .

If you have any questions about the new Minor Grants program, I would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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hi @decentralistdan. thanks for the swift reply! thank you for taking the time to evaluate the proposal and give feedback so quickly. glad to be a part of this community. I will follow your advise. that is much appreciated

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@decentralistdan just applied. thanks for the advice.