Blockchain Basics

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Bitcoin: More than Miners, revisited

By |2018-11-12T19:30:32+00:00November 12th, 2018|Articles, Blockchain Basics|

I wrote this article on 25th of October last year, explaining how slavishly following the "longest chain with most cumulative work" is naive and dumb. At the time, BCH (then mostly BCC) proponents were vocally saying it was "Nakamoto [...]

Blockchain Basics: Consensus

By |2017-07-21T10:50:01+00:00March 15th, 2017|Articles, Blockchain Basics|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In this second post in my Blockchain Basics series, I'd like to discuss another term that you will encounter when studying blockchains, which is "consensus How does a blockchain reach consensus? Just like with the term "trust", I often find [...]