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PoS versus PoW

Charles has just put out a great video (triggered by some comments from Jack Dorsey about the relative merits of Proof of Work) that explains Proof of Stake and some of the design decisions that fed in Ouroboros, the protocol that underpins the Cardano network. Detailed, but if you want a technical analysis this is…


There’s a lot more than meets the eye

We were reviewing the Polkadot design the other day and noted that they are using libp2p for the networking layer. It fits in with the project ethos, has enabled developing the system quickly, and after all why go to the trouble of building a custom networking layer? What did Cardano do? They didn’t use libp2p.…