Charles Hoskinson speaks about controversy regarding Ethereum vs Cardona.… Read the rest
Bitcoin’s emergence as a global digital currency has been as revolutionary as it has been erratic. But while fledgling investors obsess over every fluctuation in the cryptocurrency market, nation-states are more interested in the underlying blockchain technology and its ability … Read the rest
Cryptography lets us prove things without assumptions about behavior.
Cryptoeconomics lets us prove things with minimal assumptions about participants.
Both are idea for decentralized / trust-minimized systems.… Read the rest
Vitalik Buterin, Mike Novogratz, Tom Lee, David Chaum
In this brief video, Vitalik Buterin describes the difference between proof of work and proof of stake and why he considers proof of stake to be a more efficient consensus mechanism.
Proof of stake is a type of algorithm by … Read the rest
In 2014, Vitalik Buterin explained decentralized applications (dapps) and Ethereum. He notes that dapps reduce costs, remove points of failure, prevent censorship, promote transparency and trust.
Ethereum borrowed the concept of distributed consensus and cryptographic proof that makes cryptocurrencies such … Read the rest