"EOS" TAG

Flipside’s Analysis of Stablecoin Use
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Earlier this month, the blockchain and cryptoasset analytics company, Flipside Crypto published an analysis of three popular stablecoins, Tether (USDT), USD Coin (USDC), and Dai (DAI), categorizing how people used the stablecoins in Q1 2020. The analysis focused on the on-chain flows of the three stablecoins, looking exclusively at transfers between addresses on Ethereum, thereby...
2019 Review: Distributed Governance
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  Key Takeaways Many projects deployed live, fully operational ‘on-chain’ governance mechanisms in 2019, offering a wealth of examples, data, and case studies from diverse protocols The year’s major governance contentions concerned core development funding and token inflation measures, even among projects without on-chain governance infrastructure. Tools and infrastructure with the promise of enabling better...
Distributed Governance: Beyond Token-based Voting
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Overview Early blockchains’ project and protocol governance was (and continues to be) done off-chain, through systems like Bitcoin’s BIP Proposals or Monero’s Forum Funding System, where proposed protocol changes get discussed and development funded. Forks, hard and soft, were the primary vehicle for implementing protocol changes, considered by industry observers as key governance mechanisms, giving...
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...
EOS
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EOS is a next-generation smart contract platform, utilizing a Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) consensus mechanism that emphasizes high transaction throughput and scalability. Overview EOS is a smart contract platform built on the EOSIO protocol. The primary feature distinguishing EOS from other smart contract platforms, such as Ethereum, is its use of a Delegated Proof...