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basic Rust • IntelliJ IDEA
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build a simple application that interacts with the command line • use the Rust standard library to build logic and tests for the application
Omer Shlomovits
1 week · 4-6 hours per week · BEGINNER

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In this liveProject, you’ll use the “dark magic” of secure multiparty computation (MPC) to create a dating game app. MPC lets a group of participants run a joint computation over their inputs while keeping these inputs private, and this dating game will stand as proof-of-concept for other uses for the technique. You’ll develop a game that matches participants if they both like each other, and use privacy-enhancing cryptography to make sure sensitive information cannot leak. Your project will be created using Rust, which is a perfect choice for cryptography thanks to its guaranteed memory safety and other low-level language features.

This project is designed for learning purposes and is not a complete, production-ready application or solution.

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Omer Shlomovits
Omer Shlomovits ( is the co-founder and VP Research of ZenGo (founded 2018), a Tel-Aviv based company building products for consumers in the blockchain space. He runs ZenGo X, a 500+ members research community. He is a member of OpenMined MPC team, applying secure computation to machine learning. He codes mostly in Rust\Go and is passionate about imagining, designing, implementing and attacking complex crypto-systems. His research is aimed to tackle real world, hard problems, using novel cryptography. His focus is on threshold cryptography. In 2019 he co-founded MPC-Alliance, a consortium of 50+ companies collaborating to advance MPC technology. Currently he serve as a board-member and head of the technical committee. He co-founded Zero-Knowledge TLV, a 750+ members applied cryptography community in Israel. This is now part of ZK-Global.


The liveProject is for beginner Rust developers. You might have heard that MPC is an advanced concept in cryptography, but there’s no need to worry—the hands-on examples in this liveProject are perfect for a beginner, and focused on practical implementation. To begin this liveProject you will need to be familiar with the following:

  • Basic Rust
  • Basic IntelliJ IDEA Rust plugin
  • Basic algorithms
  • Building and debugging a program
  • Running tests


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