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Revisiting the on-chain governance vs. off-chain governance discussion

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.

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Finding a parallel between Blockchain and the early Internet

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.

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PoW vs PoS showdown: which is more centralized?

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.

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A short history of blockchain governance or how to deal with unexpected conflict

Different stakeholders will inevitably pursue differing interests and so the question becomes: how do we mediate between these differing interests?

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Pool of Stake developments in April

April has been a very exciting month for Pool of Stake. We are getting closer to our objective, which is to create and launch the first decentralized pool for Proof of Stake blockchains. Since we know an active community is essential for our product to function and develop properly, we will update you with what has been happening on our side during April.

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What makes a Blockchain safe?

It is common to hear people talking about the safety of blockchains. Decentralization has now become the main word in the sphere.

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Utility tokens vs. Security tokens

To this day initial coin offerings have raised a mind staggering amount of money.

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4 Proof of Stake projects you should check out

People tend to be familiar only with blockchain projects that have the highest market cap. By doing so, they overlook wonderful projects that have proved use-cases and/or a solid chance of growth and adoption.

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Blockchain Advisory Expert, Ian Scarffe Joins Pool of Stake Advisory Board

Pool of Stake the first decentralized pool for Proof of Stake blockchains, is pleased to announce the addition of Ian Scarffe to its Board of Advisors.

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Is EOS the new Ethereum?

As we tried to demonstrate in former articles, at the moment there are a number of problems holding back blockchain platforms from widespread adoption.

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We will accept EUR/USD/CHF! ICO postponed to 20.07.2018!

We are happy to announce that Pool of Stake will accept fiat payments for the ICO. This is great news, but has caused some delays in launching the ICO.

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What makes a good ICO?

After experiencing the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) boom in 2017, this innovative form of investing and capital raising has been at the center of attention in the blockchain and finance worlds.

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Proof of Stake and Scalability

Scalability is a term commonly used in the Blockchain world. It refers to the ability of a computing process to be used or produced in a range of capabilities.

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The Pool of Stake Qtum MVP is here!

We are excited to announce that the first MVP for Pool of Stake is here!

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The Swiss ICO regulation governing Pool of Stake

After the pricing peaks reached by the crypto market in December and the following crashes that have happened so far this year, regulation has become one of the main topics in the blockchain ecosystem.

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The differing role of miners and forgers part 2

In addition to hardware requirements both PoW and PoS, intentionally or not, have implemented certain governance structures in their protocols which affect the value of stakeholder’s investment (hardware and time).

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The differing role of miners and forgers

This series of two articles will explore the differing role of validators on PoW chains and PoS chains.

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The rising trend in Proof of Stake adoption

Ever since Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum´s creator, began to publicly speak about a possible switch from Ethereum´s original Proof of Work (PoW) protocol to the more recent Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm, PoS became a hot topic of conversation in the cryptoworld.

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New partnership with Maveric

We are happy to announce that we are joining forces with Maveric SA for the Smart Contract audit.

 

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What are Smart Contracts?

Smart Contracts lie at the heart of Proof of Stake. 

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A Proof of Stake overview

In this post we will outline the main Proof of Stake instantiations and corresponding projects.

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The most profitable Proof of Stake coins to Forge

We have prepared for you an overview of the most profitable Proof of Stake coins to forge so that you get a first impression of how your passive income could look like.

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Centralization in Proof of Stake

In this post we will explore PoS in more detail and discuss potential problems of the protocol.

 

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Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake

How does a blockchain decide?

The central appeal of blockchain technology is its decentralized architecture…

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The first step is always the hardest

Today we had our project launch meeting. Good vibes, excellent team – we are ready to go!

Here a small preview of our whitepaper…

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