Your account as an id, custodial wallets and dApp browsers. How to leap forward decentralized services.
The (no longer so) “inter” net of 2019 In 2019, the typical workflow for a traveler through the internet looks most of the time as:
open your favourite web browser
browse to your favourite site directly or through a search
select your auth provider, which mostly mean clicking on on of the button below.
If you ever used decentralized platforms such as Bitcoin or Ethereum (to name only a few), you probably installed a few Apps on your Desktop, on your Mobile, etc… Those includes so called wallets, dApps, etc…
The on-boarding process varies a little bit but mostly boils down to making a new account or set of accounts on the device . This new account is in fact a key pair (private key + public key) or a seed allowing the deterministic generation of multiple key pairs.