Anatomy of POW

Bitcoin, Chance, and Randomness – Part 2

“Numbers generated by such a process are deterministic, but they pass statistical tests of what is considered “random”. Pseudorandomness, in turn, became one of the building blocks of a brand new field — also a child of the computer age: modern cryptography.” – Hugo Nguyen

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Anatomy of Proof of Work – Part 1

“By attaching energy to a block, we give it “form”, allowing it to have real weight & consequences in the physical world… In other words, PoW is the bridge between the digital & the physical.” – Hugo Nguyen

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