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Consensus mechanics: proof of work, proof stake, proof of capacity

The decentralized system has different security concerns from centralized ones. For one, the absence of a single authority or a single server overseeing all transactions going on in the peer-to-peer network gives rise to different security checks and balances. A lot of blockchain practitioners have already been familiar with at least three kinds of consensus mechanics, namely: proof of work, proof of stake and proof of capacity. How do they work and what kind of transactional context suits them best?

Find out more about the subject matter here, in conversation with Blockchain Zoo CEO Roberto Capodieci.

Host and Script: Sebastian Partogi

Videographer: Putu Christian Welly Robin

Speaker: Roberto Capodieci

Expert consultant: Jaspal Singh

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