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Zero-Knowledge Made Easy so It Won’t Make You Dizzy

(A Tale of Transaction Put in Verse About an Illicit Kind of Commerce)
  • Trotta GnamEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9841)

Abstract

For any research paper, as all the authors know

An abstract is required to keep the proper flow

An abstract is a lure that must be appetizing

It’s typically stuffed with shameless aggrandizing

Which brings us to the subject of our seminal result

Its impact on the Zeitgeist will alter the Gestalt

This noble work is prompted by dominance of prose

The reason crypto papers make readers comatose

This paper makes an effort to change the status quo

By showing that crypto poetry is another way to go

Keywords

Fiat-Shamir Crypto humor Crypto poetry Zero Knowledge Crypto education Crypto lyrics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Carpe Diem ConsultingIrvineUSA

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