Yesterday, blockchain privacy startup Enigma announced the availability of its second testnet. Incubated in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) Media Lab, Enigma takes a very unique angle to address privacy and scalability in blockchain applications. To accompanied the new release, I’ve updated an article I published about Enigma almost a year to date.
Blockchains might be the most ground-breaking technologies in several generations but its mainstream adoption remains relatively limited compared to other technology trends. The blockchain community is very aware that there are several challenges that need to be solved in order to streamline the adoption of blockchain technologies. Among those challenges, none two are more important than privacy and scalability.