Proof of stake is still an unfamiliar and highly complex concept to many, even those within the blockchain space, and yet we see many of the next generation protocols adopting proof of stake and forming a large ecosystem of developers built around the alternative to proof of work. This proof of stake 101 whitepaper is an in-depth beginner’s guide to how proof of stake works
- History of proof of stake,
- Consensus mechanisms, validation, and delegation,
- Proof of stake vs. proof of work; and
- Top cryptocurrencies that use proof of stake.