At the beginning all you needed to mine bitcoins was a computer and an application.
Then the market has developed hardware making it much harder for the community to mine.
It has, in turn, instigated the community to start forming mining pools.
A mining pool allows its members to gain back the edge and start mining again.
There is still a conservative wave of thought that is hesitant to embrace ICOs as the overtaker of Venture Capital (VCs) as the main way of fundraising for new businesses.
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We saw that first generation blockchain projects are characterized by unspecified governance mechanisms. In second generation blockchains we saw a trend towards off-chain, specified governance structures in order to handle disagreements in a more efficient way.
In the present times, Blockchain has become a widely adopted word. People are constantly mentioning the transformative and disruptive potential that this technology will bring.
It is argued that one of the main benefits of Proof of Stake (PoS) over Proof of Work (PoW) blockchains is that the ones using PoS reach a higher degree of decentralization.
Different stakeholders will inevitably pursue differing interests and so the question becomes: how do we mediate between these differing interests?