Proof-of-Authority (PoA)By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
On a technical layer, Proof of Authority performs block validation in a similar heuristic manner as Proof of Stake. However, whereas Proof of Stake assigns a validator's queue and importance based the amount of tokens staked by a validator, a Proof of Authority validator's queue arbitrarily predetermined based on their identity and repupation. This method of block validation addresses the issue of speed and scalability with the drawback of higher centralization as opposed to Proof of Stake or Proof of Work.
Abbreviation for: if you know you know. The phrase implies that the user has dropped some sort of insider knowledge about a specific experience. Often, the post will have some callback to a particular experience that will instantly stand out to those who are “in the know,” or ironically sharing commonly known information.
Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)
Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) is the environment in which all smart contracts are executed.
A crypto slang of saying holding the assets rather than selling it. A crypto slang encouraging investors to hold on to their assets rather than selling it.
The pseudoym used in publishing the Bitcoin Whitepaper. Identity is unknown.
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