From our newsletter, as usual.
Hello friends! Here’s your regular update on ZF and the Zcash ecosystem, covering October 8 – 22, 2019.
The second Zcash Protocol Hangout about development funding is scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, starting 2pm PT / 5pm ET. Sign up to participate!
Speaking of governance, Arianna Simpson of Autonomous Partners shared her thoughts on the Zcash Community Forum.
The team has plans to improve UX, which you can read about on ZF Grants.
Don’t forget to save the date: Zcon2 will take place in Lima, Peru, from June 22 – 24, 2020. Email email@example.com to discuss sponsoring travel scholarships
Coda Protocol and the Ethereum Foundation are hosting The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Zero Knowledge in San Francisco on October 30.
The event organizers kindly offered a discount code for the Zcash community:
ZCASHCOMMUNITY gives you 50% off any ticket, including student tickets.
“Zecwallet-CLI can now encrypt your wallet, protecting your private keys while stored on disk and in memory.” Exciting new release, fresh off GitHub!
Help fund the Tails operating system by donating ZEC to the project’s shielded address. Tails “aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity” in order to circumvent censorship (among other reasons).
Lastly, if you’re in the mood for cryptography papers, HashCloak summarized the highlights of SNARKtember.
Until next time