Ocean Protocol is introducing Ocean Market, a platform for buying and selling access to data. Building the amazon.com of data means keeping mainstream users in mind, which is why the Ocean team decided to build with Portis. In this article, Manan Patel, Growth Accelerator for Ocean, shares their vision with us.

Ocean Market integrates Portis for simple datatokens management.

Jose: Hi Manan, thank you for this brief interview about Ocean Protocol. Let’s get started with some introductions. …

The Portis whitepaper showcases how user accounts are generated, encrypted, and safely stored. Using key derivation and end-to-end encryption, your crypto wallet is always under your control, and the keys are only known to you and no one else. But the whitepaper is technical and complicated, so let’s simplify things the best way possible — with alcohol!

Using cryptographically strong techniques, Portis creates a unique account and wallet for you, accessible to no one else, not even Portis. Photo by Artur Lysyuk on Unsplash.

The motto “not your keys, not your crypto” is one of the greatest maxims in the blockchain ecosystem. The challenge lies in the fact that by knowing the keys behind your crypto account, anyone can have access to your assets, and thus, your keys must be only known to you…

Transactions must be signed by a private key in order to hold any value. Since all digital assets are created from transactions, signatures play a critical role in any blockchain. In this article, we’ll learn how Ethereum transactions are signed.

In our previous articles, we went through the process of creating a private key and learned what can be done with it. Specifically, in part one, we learned that keys are nothing more than random numbers of astronomical proportions, whereas in part two we looked at how these numbers can…

All crypto addresses come from somewhere. In this second installment in our mini-series, we’ll build on our newfound knowledge of private keys and see how your browser transforms a randomly generated sequence of ones and zeros into a unique wallet address owned by you and you alone.

Private keys as raw materials

As mentioned in part one of…

Jose Aguinaga

Web3/Full-Stack. DevOps/Cryptography Enthusiast. Head of Engineering at @hoprnet, previously @MyBit_dapp, @numbrs, @plaid. JavaScript, startups, fintech.

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