If you've ever heard an enthusiastic businessman to discuss the
blockchain potential – without being completely sure of who I am
Speaking – you will love this conference
In one of the most prestigious cryptography conferences in the world
at the beginning of this week, a speaker nailed exactly what he makes
blockchain technology so exciting.
Watch the video, through Jess Sorrell:
In case I did not have the joke, let us explain: Blockchain
blockchain blockchain blockchain.
This short speech was given to Crypto 2018 in Santa Barbara,
California which is a conference for mathematicians and
informatics to discuss new discoveries in the world of
cryptography: the study of how to encrypt and decode data as well
unwanted parts can not access it.
To be clear, it is not a cryptocurrency conference, even if some
presenters touch on topics related to the digital currency e
This speech was given in what is called a "rump session", an event
during the evening it is a little less formal – many speeches
they are jokes, and it is not meant to be a forum for serious security
The last slide of the conversation blockchain includes a link to a
in 2007 in which a scientist repeated "chicken chicken chicken"
during a humorous session at a conference.
"Even presentations that are not purely technical in nature
warmly encouraged, "says the conference website,
going forward in detail of some reasons why a speech could belong
the rump session. And we mention:
- Money: I have already corrupted the session president.
- It will be fun: I really promise it, really.
- Latest true news: I found this result yesterday on
We do not know who gave this particular speech. However, in
the program of this year of rump
sessions at the conference, a four-minute talk on
Tuesday was just titled "Blockchain!" It was given by Jon
Callas, a well-known security professional who co-founded PGP
Corp, Silent Circle and Blackphone, and started working for
Apple in 2016,
according to Reuters .
The programming community seemed to appreciate the speech: