Distribution – What is Fairness?
One of the more sensitive aspects of a cryptocurrency is how it is distributed to the users. An important reason for the building of a decentralized network is that you want to avoid the buildup of power in a limited group of people as much as possible; you want to […]
Guest Post – Nithronium – Pond Mining: Crypto’s Bright Future (part 2)
Today we can share another great article with you: Osman Kuzucu aka Nithronium will tell us about Pond Mining. As mentioned in a previous article he is working on a CryptoNote improvement that will allow for decentralized mining pools in an unprecedented way. His earlier article already set the scene […]
Guest Post – Nithronium – Pond Mining: Crypto’s Current Centralized State (part 1)
Today we are happy to announce our second guest post: Osman Kuzucu aka Nithronium will tell us about the current state of cryptocurrency mining. As mentioned in a previous article he is working on a CryptoNote improvement that will allow decentralized mining pools in an unprecedented way. In this first […]
Guest Post – XMRanon – What is RandomX?
Today we have our first guest post by XMRanon. He will enlighten us about a potential new Monero Algorithm called RandomX. Developed by a trio (Tevador, hyc, and SChernykh) over the course of the last year with the goal of pushing ASICS off the network, RandomX is the name of […]
What’s the point of decentralization?
What is Decentralization anyway? Decentralization is important, or so we are told. Clearly, there must be more to it than meets the eye for it to deserve the attention that it receives. It’s a matter that merits some further scrutiny and nuance: network decentralization points to the fact that a […]