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Posts related to distributed ledger technology, governance, and game theory

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Blockchain Intro Series: Introduction to Governance

This introduction to governance provides an overview, broad distinction between governance processes, and additional readings.

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Blockchain Intro Series: Introduction to Cryptography

Blockchain based systems are built on cryptographic mechanisms. This post provides an introduction to symmetric and asymmetric encryption, hash functions and the potential of quantum resistance.

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Blockchain Intro Series: Scalability Solutions

Highlighting design optimisation of distributed systems, how sharded ledgers work, and the difference between Layer 1 and Layer 2 scalability solutions.

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Blockchain Intro Series: Consensus Mechanisms

Replicated ledger rely on consensus mechanisms to verify and append state updates. This post provides an introduction to consensus designs, theories of design trade-offs and different consensus protocols in replicates systems.

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Blockchain Intro Series: Replicated Systems

Overview of replicated systems, and and outline of the main concepts; including levels of decentralization, different types of attacks, wallets and more.

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(In)formal Blockchain Governance

OverviewGovernance entails the processes that lead to legitimate decision-making within a system upon its state. What is perceived to be legitimate may be highly subjective to the group, individuals within the group, their social standing and involvement within the system. Informal governance processes have three interlinked, yet discrete, sets of

(In)formal Blockchain Governance
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Blockchain Implication Bias

Difference between private, consortium and public blockchains

Blockchain Implication Bias
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Limitations to Decentralisation

This article explores different levels of decentralisation, what does it mean and to what extent a system or network can become decentralised

Limitations to Decentralisation