Golem project - now fully centralized?


#1

Golem is apparently releasing a beta on Ethereum main net

The source code of Golem smart contracts is here

source code

What is interesting is that every smart contract includes … a centralized approving party!

A bit ironic, having that the first line of the Golem whitepaper reads

“Golem is the first truly decentralized supercomputer, creating a global market for
computing power”

:joy::joy::joy:


#2

contract cant check computation, but project could allow selecting confirmatory


#3

We released a paper a few months ago describing how to do fair exchange payment for outsourced TEE computations. If they use that they wouldn’t need a centralised party to guarantee fairness. :slight_smile:

Airtnt: Fair Exchange Payment for Outsourced Secure Enclave Computations
https://arxiv.org/abs/1805.06411