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Staying True to SSI Principles: Our Concerns about GADI

Decentralized identity and GADI
Last Thursday evening, during an internal summit meeting, a group of Evernym employees gathered to discuss why they work here—to articulate precisely what makes us so passionate about building a global self-sovereign identity (SSI) ecosystem. It was a highly memorable meeting because the more we talked about our “why,” the more the passion surfaced. Empowering […]

Categorizing Verifiable Credentials

Categorizing verifiable credentials
In my previous post, I explained how issuers, holders, and verifiers of verifiable credentials (VCs) work together to unlock new business value with self-sovereign identity (SSI). I also contrasted verifiable credentials with other digital credential approaches. Now I’d like to go a bit deeper. Within the ocean of verifiable credentials, what variety exists? What motivates […]

A Gentle Introduction to Verifiable Credentials

Verifiable Credentials (VCs)
The tangible credentials we all use—driver’s licenses, passports, birth certificates, car titles, and plane tickets, for example—are now being re-imagined as digital files. We can carry these digital credentials on smartphones, index and search them, back them up, and make perfect copies of them on demand. But while digital records are nothing new, today’s credentials […]

SSI wins big at the Diffusion 2019 Hackathon

Diffusion 2019 Conference & Hackathon by Outlier Ventures
This past weekend, Outlier Ventures held their inaugural Diffusion 2019 conference in Berlin, where 500+ developers and entrepreneurs came together to promote digital innovation. The event was a two-day conference on Web 3.0 protocols in Blockchain, AI, IoT, and Big Data, culminating in a hackathon that tasked participants with combining a set of 15 protocols […]

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