Author: Ryan Shea (Blockstack Labs)
Ryan Shea is Co-founder of Blockstack Labs & co-creator of Blockstack, an application stack for decentralized, server-less apps secured by the blockchain.
Onename, a consumer identity app built on top of Blockstack, was one of the earliest non-financial blockchain applications and remains the largest by transaction volume.
Blockstack Labs has produced and has been iterating on a variety of protocols in the areas of cryptography, identity, and blockchain technology, and has been collaborating with other individuals and organizations (including Consensys and Microsoft blog.blockstack.org/blockstack-labs-partners-with-microsoft-3ffccebf3f4f#.o9wn4g17i) ƒin order to move them closer to becoming widely accepted standards.
We are interested in collaborating with others on developing standards and have published protocols in the following areas:
To date we've worked with the following standards, either by (a) incorporating them in their original form, (b) extending them or (c) by using them as inspiration for our own protocols:
We are also interested in the following areas:
Our goals for the workshop are to: