"Consensus" TAG

Avalanche Foundation of Ava Labs Raises $42 Million Dollars
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Avalanche is an open-source platform that supports interoperable blockchain, custom blockchain development, non-fungible tokens, and the creation and trading of ‘smart’ digital assets (assets that are a digital representation of real-life items which can be governed by rules). Some key characteristics of Avalanche include the fact that it has high transactional throughput, low transactional finality, and has a...
An Update on Proof of Work
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As the consensus mechanism underpinning the majority of the most valuable base blockchain networks to date, Proof of Work has historically played a central role in the cryptoasset industry. Today, mining has largely fallen out of favor for new protocols, as staking and delegation mechanisms have become more widespread. However, Proof of Work remains an...
Blockchain Technology: Comparing Ethereum, EOS, and Hyperledger
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Overview ‘Blockchain.’ While many now associate the word with cryptoassets, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum or Ripple, the underlying blockchain technology enabling these cryptoassets largely remains a mystery to mainstream audiences. Despite this general lack of familiarity, experts in certain fields such as IT are beginning to acknowledge the potential for blockchain technology to have great...
Intro to Cryptocurrencies
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Overview Bitcoin was created as a peer to peer electronic cash system. It is a decentralized network of computers that stores transactions in a ledger, in the form of a blockchain. Bitcoin was created as an open-source project, which means the code was visible from the first day to the whole world to examine, copy,...