Tag: philosophy

A Philosophy of Blockchain: Is Secrecy a Danger?

A Philosophy of Blockchain: Is Secrecy a Danger? A Philosophy of Blockchain: Is Secrecy a Danger? Proof of stake could endanger the equality of the blockchain and hidden centralizations could endanger its trustlessness. However, there’s another innovation that may endanger both… written by Shannon Appelcline Upon inventing Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto created an open ledger that anyone could […]

A Philosophy of Blockchain: Do You Have Hidden Centralizations?

A Philosophy of Blockchain: Do You Have Hidden Centralizations? A Philosophy of Blockchain: Do You Have Hidden Centralizations? It’s hard to avoid hidden centralizations, particularly when you’re creating code that’s being used by a network… written by Shannon Appelcline There is no doubt that decentralization was one of the core philosophies of Bitcoin (and thus the […]

A Philosophy of Blockchain: What Would Satoshi Nakamoto Think of Proof of Stake?

A Philosophy of Blockchain: What Would Satoshi Nakamoto Think of Proof of Stake? A Philosophy of Blockchain: What Would Satoshi Nakamoto Think of Proof of Stake? We’ve been somewhat surprised by how many people ask us why we don’t use proof of stake instead. There are a few reasons, but most importantly… Photo by Giammarco Boscaro […]