February, 11th 2020
October, 04th 2018
Primer On Signatures
In this article we discuss how hashing functions and public key cryptography can be combined to allow us to use digital signatures, which help in making and receiving decentralized transactions.
September, 27th 2018
Primer on Public Key Cryptography
In the next article in our primer series we discuss symmetric key algorithms, why are they useful and how are they used in Radix.
September, 12th 2018
Primer on Hashes and Hash Functions
This post is designed to act as an overview to hashes and hash functions, as well as briefly explore how Radix utilizes them.
August, 02nd 2018
July, 26th 2018
Introduction to Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
A quick summary of the first Radix hackathon that happened at Pillar’s Unconference in Lithuania.
July, 01st 2018
What is Sharding?
This article explores what is sharding and why it is hard to shard a distributed ledger.
June, 21st 2018
How DoS attacks threaten distributed networks, and how to fight them
This article explains the impact of denial of service attacks on a distributed network like bitcoin and ethereum.
May, 24th 2018
Solving the Byzantine Generals Problem with Virtual Voting
Lastly – as the last in our consensus series, we cover voting and virtual voting as a form of consensus. This is an old algorithm with a new twist, as popularised by Hashgraph.
May, 10th 2018
Solving the Byzantine Generals Problem with Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS)
Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) derives its name from Proof of Stake (PoS) but is different in both concept and implementation.