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Proof Of Stake

You probably already know that Cardano uses an algorithm known as Proof of Stake (PoS) to secure the blockchain, and maintain consensus between validators. You might also know that Ethereum is planning to transition to PoS to unlock some of the same benefits enjoyed by Cardano such as faster transaction speeds, lower transaction costs, reduced…

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Research Team update

Tim interviews Aggelos. Really good update on the research agenda and goals. For us here at ADAvault the strong research driven agenda behind Cardano has always massive part of the attraction to the project. That and the fact that the research team are truly world class.

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Stablefees

Another day another major innovation for the crypto world. Yep, Prof Aggelos Kiayias has been at it again. As an extension to Babel Fees (remember?) Aggelos explains another significant innovation that will be coming to Cardano in due course: stable fees. In a recent blog he notes: Facilitating transactions in cryptocurrency platforms stumbles on the…

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Reward Sharing and Pledge

Prof. Aggelos Kiayias (Chief Scientist at IOHK) takes us through how rewards and pledging works on Cardano and why pledge matters (if you are staking with us you already know this). Worth a watch because the father of the system really does know how it works and why it was designed this way…

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Babel Fees

We are massive fans of Douglas Adams Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and spent many an hour reading about the antics of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect and Zaphod Beeblebrox, as well as enjoying the amazing graphics (for the time) of the BBC series. So what’s the connection? Well you may recall that the Babel Fish…