Oct 5, 2022 • 34M
Some Thoughts on Threshold Signatures
In which I give a high level overview of threshold signatures and how they work.
Musings about cryptography, software, and technology
Topics covered in this episode:
00:54 What are threshold signatures?
04:33 Example use-case: code signing.
06:50 Example use-case: asset custody.
11:08 Example use-case: validators.
14:30 What kind of signatures are usually thresholdized?
What makes Schnorr signatures easier to thresholdize: https://cronokirby.com/posts/2021/07/signatures_from_identification/
20:10 How distributed key generation works, at a high level.
27:34 On the utility of key refresh.
30:50 On the utility of pre-signatures
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