Proof of What? Proof-of-Work, Proof of Stake, and the Ethereum Merge

Merge/POW

Consensus is at the heart of crypto. Blockchain technology is a way to help different parties agree with no centralized oversight. Where security and trust are instead guaranteed by a decentralized network of computers. To reach a shared consensus, blockchains have different mechanisms. At the time of writing, both Bitcoin and Ethereum are using a […]