Episode 159: MACI with Koh Wei Jie

This week, Anna chats with Koh Wei Jie from the Ethereum Foundation about the MACI or Minimum Anti-Collusion Infrastructure. They chat about the challenges in voting digitally and in decentralised networks, how MACI uses zkps to solve this, and how it could be used in the context of quadratic voting.

They also do a step by step walkthrough of how a vote is cast and counted in MACI

Here are some helpful links:
https://www.zeroknowledge.fm/133
https://kohweijie.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKuNj_IQVYI
https://github.com/appliedzkp/maci
https://www.maxgrok.com/posts/clrfund


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