Decred: Splitting the Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum, With Luke Powell

Luke Powell, a developer on the Decred project, comes to POV Crypto to provide the Decred Perspective!

David Hoffman
1 min readJul 19, 2019


Decred is a unique project in the space, with an enthusiastic developer community, and a well-defined value proposition. David and Christian interview Luke, and find out what it’s like to be in the Decred community, while testing Luke’s beliefs and assumptions about the way Decred is designed.

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Questions & Topics
- Decred as a backstop for Bitcoin

- The benefits of the Hybrid PoW/PoS model

- How many DCR miners turn to DCR stakers?

- Nimble vs. calcified governance

- Any controversial issues that Decred has faced

- The 10% block reward fund

- Does Decred have interest in smart contracts?

  • Decred vs. Dash Governance

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