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Sarang Noether & Aram Jivanyan: On Improving Monero with Lelantus Spark Monero Talk

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**PLEASE NOTE: Sorry about the Audio all. We tried to improve it for the podcast version but unfortunately this was the best we could do! We apologize in advance for this episode!


If you enjoyed the show & would like to support us, a donation of any size would be greatly appreciated and would mean so much!


XMR Donations Accepted (type in MoneroTalk.crypto in your CakeWallet send address field):
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you can also help support the channel by purchasing a bag of delicious Guatemalan Coffee! Check out https://gratuitas.org/ to buy a bag & if you enjoy what you taste, send a Monero tip directly to the farmers that grew, harvested, prepared, and roasted your beans!


Check out our new Gratutias Ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVJq-SzAlow


TODAY'S 🎙SHOW: Douglas Tuman interviews Cryptographers Aram Jivanyan and Sarang Noether about their recently published proposal of the Lelantus Spark protocol.


The three discuss the development of the proposal, how it was funded by “privacy coin” project Firo and the benefit of competing cryptos trying to solve similar problems; the benefits it potentially could provide to Monero if adopted, and the general privacy coin space.


⏱Timestamps:
0:00 - Intro
1:44 - Monero Talk Starts - Aram & Aaron's background
4:03 - How the development is going
5:55 - Lelantus Spark's effects on Monero
9:04 - Benefits to Monero
12:12 - More on Lelantus Spark's effects on Monero
21:01 - Ambiguity Sets and importance of 128
22:41- Will more upgrades to privacy needed after Spark is Implemented?
24:14 - Will Firo get similar results?
28:22 - Was Lelantus Designed with Firo in mind?
35:48 - How Ongoing is the project?
37:09 - How much more innovation to expect from Lelantus Spark
39:05 - Firo's Importance
42:37- How they see Monero and Firo Communities coming together
44:06 - Multisig improvements
48:33 - Firo's long term vision. Layer 2 solutions?
49:25 - Differences between Monero and Firo
54:55 - Cryptographers desire to solve problems
55:54 - What projects do other cryptographers find exciting?
59:30 - Will Self Sovereign Identity make it into Monero or Firo
1:00:13 - Could Monero be capable of more than communicating value.
1:02:25 - What projects do other cryptographers find exciting?
1:04:30 - Will there be consolidation among privacy coins
1:07:00 - Outro, Where to find Aram & Sarang


🔗Links:
Paper: https://eprint.iacr.org/2021/1173.pdf


🚨SPONSOR:
Cake Wallet, the first open-source Monero (& now Bitcoin!) wallet for iOS. If you have an iphone or Android 📲, Monero Talk recommends that you use Cake ;) It has been verified by the Monero community, you control your own keys, it connects directly to the Monero blockchain, and you can even exchange between XMR, BTC, LTC & more in the app!
Website: https://cakewallet.io/
iOS Download: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cake-wallet-for-xmr-monero/id1334702542
Android Download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cakewallet.cake_wallet&hl=en_US


🚨SPONSOR:
Sweetwater Digital Asset Consulting: Connecting new money with old money since 2018.
Website: https://sweetwater.consulting


🚨SPONSOR:
ChangeNOW: a Limitless Crypto Exchange
Website: https://changenow.io/


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**PLEASE NOTE: Sorry about the Audio all. We tried to improve it for the podcast version but unfortunately this was the best we could do! We apologize in advance for this episode!


If you enjoyed the show & would like to support us, a donation of any size would be greatly appreciated and would mean so much!


XMR Donations Accepted (type in MoneroTalk.crypto in your CakeWallet send address field):
49GdSCVTTE4TaDknDFn95QGc3mn3g7JZiPKX6QM7ZpuE5cscRFuGNhnjATKnjDHY7tNUQMM63n24uPYbj1AXFBk5KUPnDrL


OR


you can also help support the channel by purchasing a bag of delicious Guatemalan Coffee! Check out https://gratuitas.org/ to buy a bag & if you enjoy what you taste, send a Monero tip directly to the farmers that grew, harvested, prepared, and roasted your beans!


Check out our new Gratutias Ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVJq-SzAlow


TODAY'S 🎙SHOW: Douglas Tuman interviews Cryptographers Aram Jivanyan and Sarang Noether about their recently published proposal of the Lelantus Spark protocol.


The three discuss the development of the proposal, how it was funded by “privacy coin” project Firo and the benefit of competing cryptos trying to solve similar problems; the benefits it potentially could provide to Monero if adopted, and the general privacy coin space.


⏱Timestamps:
0:00 - Intro
1:44 - Monero Talk Starts - Aram & Aaron's background
4:03 - How the development is going
5:55 - Lelantus Spark's effects on Monero
9:04 - Benefits to Monero
12:12 - More on Lelantus Spark's effects on Monero
21:01 - Ambiguity Sets and importance of 128
22:41- Will more upgrades to privacy needed after Spark is Implemented?
24:14 - Will Firo get similar results?
28:22 - Was Lelantus Designed with Firo in mind?
35:48 - How Ongoing is the project?
37:09 - How much more innovation to expect from Lelantus Spark
39:05 - Firo's Importance
42:37- How they see Monero and Firo Communities coming together
44:06 - Multisig improvements
48:33 - Firo's long term vision. Layer 2 solutions?
49:25 - Differences between Monero and Firo
54:55 - Cryptographers desire to solve problems
55:54 - What projects do other cryptographers find exciting?
59:30 - Will Self Sovereign Identity make it into Monero or Firo
1:00:13 - Could Monero be capable of more than communicating value.
1:02:25 - What projects do other cryptographers find exciting?
1:04:30 - Will there be consolidation among privacy coins
1:07:00 - Outro, Where to find Aram & Sarang


🔗Links:
Paper: https://eprint.iacr.org/2021/1173.pdf


🚨SPONSOR:
Cake Wallet, the first open-source Monero (& now Bitcoin!) wallet for iOS. If you have an iphone or Android 📲, Monero Talk recommends that you use Cake ;) It has been verified by the Monero community, you control your own keys, it connects directly to the Monero blockchain, and you can even exchange between XMR, BTC, LTC & more in the app!
Website: https://cakewallet.io/
iOS Download: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cake-wallet-for-xmr-monero/id1334702542
Android Download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cakewallet.cake_wallet&hl=en_US


🚨SPONSOR:
Sweetwater Digital Asset Consulting: Connecting new money with old money since 2018.
Website: https://sweetwater.consulting


🚨SPONSOR:
ChangeNOW: a Limitless Crypto Exchange
Website: https://changenow.io/


Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE! The more subscribers, the more we can help Monero grow! 🚀


Listen & Reach out to us:
🎧PODCAST:
ITUNES: https://apple.co/34W7FVp
SPOTIFY: https://spoti.fi/2t1y9b4
GOOGLE PLAY: https://bit.ly/363JYMo
STITCHER: https://bit.ly/2tUcIck
WEBSITE: https://www.monerotalk.live
📧CONTACT: monerotalklive@gmail.com


Get 🤓😎Social with us:
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/monerotalk
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MoneroTalk/
HOST: https://twitter.com/douglastuman
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/monerotalk/

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