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Fork

A fork is a mere change to the protocol, or a divergence from the previous version of the blockchain. Fork ...
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Top Five Blockchain Trends to Watch in 2020

Top Five Blockchain Trends to Watch in 2020 Top Five Blockchain Trends to Watch in 2020 The blockchain scene is ...
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Nodes

Nodes are participants in a blockchain network that provide a copy of the entire blockchain to the network. All miners ...
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Consensus Algorithm

Consensus algorithms are what make the blockchain network so secure and decentralized. A consensus algorithm is a mechanism used to ...
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Asymmetric Cryptography

Uses public and private keys to encrypt and decrypt data, the keys are simply large numbers that have been paired ...
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Cryptographic Hashing

A function that takes an input and outputs an alphanumeric string known as the “hash” or a “digital fingerprint” of ...
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What is a Block?

A block is a collection of transactions that have happened during a certain amount of time that is added to ...
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Proof of Participation

The Proof of Participation consensus equally distributes decision power and rewards amongst every node contributing to a blockchain’s operation. This ...
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The Controversial Libra

Who signed a charter to join the Libra Association, and who dropped out? The Controversial Libra On the 14th of ...
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POC

Proof of Capacity

Similar to Proof of Work but instead of computing resources, Proof of Capacity leverages available disk space (storage). Proof of ...
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POR

Proof of Reputation

Do you know the consensus mechanism whose reputation of a node is constructed based on its asset, transaction activity, and ...
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POA

Proof of Authority

Born within Ethereum’s dev team, Proof of Authority consensus algorithm is based on a reputation of block validators and puts ...
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