Proof of Stake

Proof of Stake

The "Proof of Stake" Pillar is an organization of thought of the Libranican Project.   The Libranican Project is designed by the Dark Street Organization to organize information sources in the cryptocurrency world around specific subjects so that information, opinions, media, and arguments can be found quickly in silos of information called Pillars.

This Pillar focuses on sources that explain what Proof of Stake Protocols mean:

Quick Facts:

Definition of Proof of Stake from Investopedia:
DEFINITION of 'Proof of Stake (PoS)' Proof of Stake (PoS) concept states that a person can mine or validate block transactions according to how many coins he or she holds. This means that the more Bitcoin or altcoin owned by a miner, the more mining power he or she has.

Essays / White Papers:

A proof of stake design philosophy
by Vitalik Buterin

Delegrated proof of stake: Features and tradeoffs
by Myles Snider

Seeking consensus on consensus — DPOS (delegated proof of stake) and the Two Generals’ problem
by Ian Grigg

Composable Proof-of-Stake Blockchains with Dynamic Availability
Christian Badertscher, Peter Gaži, Aggelos Kiayias, Alexander Russel, Vassilis Zikas
2018/04, Input Output HK

Ouroboros Praos: An adaptively-secure, semi-synchronous proof-of-stake protocol
Bernardo David, Peter Gaži, Aggelos Kiayias, Alexander Russell
2017/10/06, EPrint Archive

Notes on blockchain governance
by Vitalik Buterin
Articles/ Websites:


Proof of Stake vs Proof of Work by Simply Explained

Bernadrdo David of IOHK Research explaing Proof of State Protocol

Hoskinson on Consensus Protocls and Proof of Stake 

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