Polkadot is a blockchain protocol that enables different blockchains to run independently within one network, protected by a shared security system. Founded by Gavin Wood, co-founder and former CTO of Ethereum, the genesis block of Polkadot was launched in May 2020.

The Architecture

The Relay Chain provides security for sharded blockchains running…

Ian Simpson

Writer, communicator, commentator — Bitcoin Suisse

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