What is the true set of differences between Proof of Work, and Proof of Stake? What are the engineering mindsets behind them both, and which is built explicitly to survive in the worst-case scenarios?

Find out this and more in today’s read of Hugo Nguyen’s excellent piece “Proof of Stake & the Wrong Engineering Mindset.” This will be the beginning of a short series that will finish out our week attacking the PoS design from all angles. Subscribe so you don’t miss it.

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https://medium.com/@hugonguyen/proof-of-stake-the-wrong-engineering-mindset-15e641ab65a2

Other great Episodes and works mentioned in today’s commentary:
Nassim Taleb’s “Block Swan”
https://www.amazon.com/Black-Swan-Improbable-Robustness-Fragility/dp/081297381X/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=black+swan+nassim&qid=1576710842&s=books&sr=1-1
CarCampit’s “Bitcoin Blockade runner”
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_160—Bitcoin–Blockade-Runner-of-the-Information-Age-CarCampit-e2ndpf
The Drunkard’s Walk
https://amzn.to/2Mzzr2K
The Bitcoin Survivor’s Book List
https://thecryptoconomy.com/bitcoin-survivors-book-list/

Hugo Nguyen’s other great articles in audio:
Ethereum Architecture is Flawed
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_223—Ethereum-Architecture-is-Flawed-Hugo-Nguyen-e3i5k1
Anatomy of Proof of Work
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_158—Anatomy-of-Proof-of-Work-Part-1—Hugo-Nguyen-e2ndpg
Bitcoin, Chance, and Randomness
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_159—Bitcoin–Chance–and-Randomness-Part-2—Hugo-Nguyen-e2ndpi

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