Recently I have tried to understand blockchains and how they actually work. It seems the internet is full of high-level descriptions that always stop before actually explaining how the different blockchain variants really work. What is proof-of-work in practice, and what does proof-of-stake actually mean? What actually happens when you deploy a blockchain node in […]
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Recently I got interested in blockchains, and how do they work in practice. Found a nice tutorial called Naivecoin: a tutorial for building a cryptocurrency. There is also a nice book on the topic called Mastering Bitcoin: Programming the Open Blockchain. Had to get that too, didn’t I. So to get a better understanding of […]
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