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Our founding team at Storecoin believes that the most durable, scalable, and global blockchain ecosystems of the future will have their roots in shared, open research. Before mainnet launch, Storecoin will open up its research across governance, economics, distribution, security, and consensus for public peer review. We're also offering research bounties to help our core team shape the protocol (more below).
Governance essays, op-eds, and podcasts
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8. The Launch "Ages" of Storecoin
How Storecoin evolves from zero-fee, p2p payments to a zero-fee, p2p cloud computing platform
7. Day One Governance
Why Governance Must Be Articulated From Day One
6. How To Enable Democratic Blockchain Governance Through One-Entity-One-Vote
Ending Plutocracy & Enabling Democracy In Blockchain Governance: An Overview Of One-Entity-One Vote And Know Your Voter
5. A Separation of Powers in Storecoin’s Decentralized Governance of Checks and Balances
How formal and enforceable roles prevent gridlock when miner, developer, and holder interests diverge
4. Reimagining Property, Rights, and Enforcement In The Blockchain Context
The foundation of markets are property rights and the enforcement of contracts. Without protected private property, market participants can’t lay claim to the goods they sell or buy in the market. Without contract enforcement, participants have to trust trading counterparts with no hope of recourse.
3. An Overview of Storecoin's Governance
Towards a ‘decentralized republic’ model of blockchain governance
2. Blockchain Governance, Trade Offs, and the Importance of a Checks-and-Balances based Decentralized Governance
Session 2 of Storecoin’s public peer review of its p2p governance.
1. Announcing the Storecoin Governance Peer Review Process & Working Group
Storecoin is pleased to announce our first peer review and working group, focused on governance. Through this, we will bring our community together to learn about and provide input on a full spectrum of governance issues. This process will take place through public comments on prepared documents and via a public email group, a final spec generated from the working group, and ultimately culminate in the third Storecoin GovCon in 2021.
November 13, 2016
0. Join public peer review of Storecoin's proposed, decentralized governance of checks and balances
Storecoin intends to launch a decentralized governance of checks and balances. We are currently in the midst of a Public Peer Review process, inviting members of the blockchain community to review, discuss and refine our proposed governance system.
BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm peer review
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How Storecoin solves for both scalability and decentralization without sharding, off-chain transactions, level 2, etc.

At launch, we expect 5,000+ transactions per second and for throughput to increase as transaction demand increases.

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Storecoin’s leader-free, BFT consensus algorithm BlockfinBFT, validates blocks in a pipelined process.

BlockfinBFT is a two-tier network of Validator nodes and Messagenodes, each with specific roles, assemble and validate blocks using a cryptographically secure process.

About our BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm
📖 BlockfinBFT Presentation
How Storecoin solves for both scalibility and decentralization without shading, off-chain transactions, level 2, etc.
📺 A simulation of Storecoin's BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm
BlockfinBFT is the leaderless, asynchronous, BFT consensus algorithm from Storecoin
🖊 Storecoin Q1 Engineering Updates
Q1 2019 was extremely productive for Storecoin on the engineering front. Here are a few of the key highlight activities.
🖊️ BlockfinBFT compared to other consensus algorithms
This document compares Storecoin’s BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm to some of the popular Byzantine Fault Tolerant (BFT) consensus algorithms to answer the following question.
🖊️ Why Storecoin's BlockfinBFT Consensus Algorithm Matters
Dive into the parallels between the early oil industry and waste and BlockfinBFT
🔬 BlockfinBFT Database Schema
This document describes the database schema for the Storecoin blockchain.
📺 Ivan on Tech on Storecoin’s BlockfinBFT
Ivan on Tech discusses BlockfinBFT - a new consensus algorithm by Storecoin
📖 Trustlessness and Security in Storecoin
An analysis comparing it with Bitcoin to help understand these properties in Storecoin
⏱️ Engineering timeline for BlockfinBFT
Anticipated roll-out of the BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm
🔬 Storecoin open sources Basil, a proposal to improve for the Tendermint consensus algorithm
Tendermint is a BFT consensus algorithm powering the Cosmos project and more.
🔬 Storecoin's early experiment with Tendermint-based consensus algorithm that led to the BlockFinBFT research achieves +10,000 TPS with burst traffic and 21 Validator nodes
Storecoin’s mission is to become zero-fee payment infrastructure for the global internet. The Dynamic Proof of Stake (DyPoS) consensus engine powering the Storecoin infrastructure is designed to process thousands of transactions per second. When transactions arrive continuously but at lower rates, the consensus engine is capable of handling the incoming transactions, but how does it behave when transactions come in bursts? When Storecoin is used as the payment platform by merchants and app developers, the transactions are likely to come in bursts from multiple sources. So, we need to characterize the behavior of the consensus engine under such circumstances.
📖 BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm peer review
Join Storecoin's Peer Review working group for its BFT consensus algorithm "BlockfinBFT"

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