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Month: August 2019

A Closer Look at ICON’s Delegated Proof-of-Contribution Model

Creating blockchain governance models is no easy feat and many of the brightest minds with Ph.D.’s research the models extensively before formulating something that can work. In this post, we will contrast Proof-of-Stake (PoS) with Proof-of-Work (PoW), seek to understand why ICON’s Delegated Proof-of-Contribution (DPoC) model is an effective, incentive-based system, recap staking, and lastly discuss inflation.

Tezos: A Phoenix Rising From the Ashes

Image Credit: Kenneth Garofalo

Tezos has had an unbelievable year and it didn’t come quick to get to the point where the protocol is today. From early problems with the foundation, disgruntled factions, and many more issues in the early days – we can essentially compare Tezos’ story to that of a “Phoneix rising from the ashes“.

The Rhizome Report Ep.2

Recently, I had the chance to speak with and interview Edouard Lavidalle of POS Bakerz, a fellow ICON P-Rep candidate. We discussed events going on in Tezos, Cosmos, and of course, ICON!

ICON (ICX) Staking is Just 12 Days Away

Recently, ICON has announced more details on the upcoming P-Rep Pre-voting period and highly anticipated staking to take place on August 26, 2019. During this time, ICONist’s will be able to delegate their ICX to P-Reps of their choice and start receiving staking rewards.

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