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The Future of Identity

Verifying identity has long been a complex technical challenge. Traditional methods such as passwords, 2FA, and biometric authentication have been introduced as solutions, yet they often prove cumbersome and are vulnerable to fraud. Join Rizèl for an insightful 10-minute discussion on the history of identity verification and its evolution shaped by Web5.js and Verifiable Credentials.

Rizel Scarlett is a Staff Developer Advocate at TBD, Block’s newest business unit. With a diverse background spanning GitHub, startups, and non-profit organizations, Rizel has cultivated a passion for utilizing emerging technologies to champion equity within the tech industry. She moonlights as an Advisor at G{Code} House, an organization aimed at teaching women of color and non-binary people of color to code. Rizel believes in leveraging vulnerability, honesty, and kindness as means to educate early-career developers.

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