ZKVerse: Deep Dive Into Polygon Hermez 2.0

Hermez 1.0 is the first-ever decentralised ZK Rollup on the Ethereum mainnet. Polygon Hermez has been busy building Hermez 2.0 -- a ZK implementation of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) and something that has never been accomplished before. Here is what you can expect from this much-anticipated release.  What is Polygon Hermez 2.0? Polygon Hermez […]

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Meet the Humans Building ZKVerse at Polygon

By now even the casual observers of the blockchain space have taken notice of the zero-knowledge arsenal assembled under one roof at Polygon. But the real insiders know that what makes this portfolio truly remarkable are the individuals working to bring this technology to the world. We would like to introduce some of the developers […]

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ZKVerse: Polygon Zero Roundup

Sometimes it feels like crypto moves a little too fast. There are lots of talks and events during which the space’s key players and teams unveil new innovations or perspectives. Instead of being written down, too much of this important information gets scattered across the crypto chatterverse. It can be hard to keep track of […]

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ZKVerse: Why Zero Knowledge Rollups Need a New Consensus Mechanism

Zero knowledge rollups are widely seen as the end game for blockchain scaling because they can bundle thousands of transactions into compact proofs. But lunch refuses to be free and blistering throughput speeds come with a cost -- the dreaded threat of centralization. What’s needed is a new way for blockchain participants to come to […]

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ZKVerse: Polygon’s Zero Knowledge Strategy Explained

Ethereum's big scaling moment is finally upon us. The network’s roll-up centric future begins to take shape this year with the shift to Proof of Stake consensus mechanism. One of the most promising solutions for accommodating the next billion Ethereum users is Zero Knowledge (ZK) proofs. Over the past year, Polygon has emerged as a […]

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ZK and the Future of Ethereum Scaling

Arbitrum recently released a great post arguing that Optimistic Rollups (OR) represent the future of Ethereum, since they offer inherent scalability and cost advantages over ZK Rollups (ZKR). Their piece is well-written and worth reading. In the spirit of friendly debate, we’d like to present a different perspective. Polygon has committed $1 billion to ZK […]

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