Three Improvements to the EOS Block Producer Voting

[Editor’s Note: The article was updated after publication to include the section on negative voting.]

In just a year since the mainnet launch, EOS has gone from an idea to a thriving network housing dozens of dApps. That success is due in large part to the efforts of capable Block Producers (BPs) who dedicate their efforts and resources to strengthening the EOS network. However, many high-quality BPs, who are popular within the EOS community, are finding their path to the top of the rankings blocked by a small number of whales. …


The integrity of a blockchain largely depends on its ability to maintain maximum uptime. Network stakeholders, be they gamers engaged in a virtual battle, nonconformists using encrypted chat platforms or ordinary token holders exchanging value, depend on a robust base-layer which is always available. While changes and upgrades are crucial to evolving the network, they provide an opportunity for improper code to be introduced into the system with potentially damaging consequences. As EOS grows, token holders will become increasingly reliant on the network for their gaming experiences, social interactions, and even their livelihoods. …


EOS’s dreams of reaching mass adoption as the home of dApps are obstructed by the inefficiencies of the EOS resource economy. The EOS blockchain replaced gas fees with three network resources: CPU, NET and RAM.

CPU and NET are regenerable resources that can be acquired by staking EOS tokens, while RAM is purchased from a smart contract at a price set by the Bancor algorithm. Users have become increasingly frustrated with RAM, a non-regenerable resource trading in a free market that has been especially susceptible to hyperinflation by market forces. Furthermore, the severe scarcity of RAM has hampered the expansion…


While the creation of digital scarcity that was pioneered by Bitcoin gives cryptocurrencies cryptographically-secure value, putting a number to that value has proven rather difficult. Unlike its more mature equity counterparts, the cryptocurrency market has historically lacked a comprehensive valuation framework. Since traditional cash flow models are ill-suited for the task of valuing peer-to-peer networks, early efforts to create a valuation framework have focused on repurposing the equation of exchange for cryptocurrency markets. Leading thinkers such as Chris Burniske have proposed MV = PQ as a crypto substitute to the DCF model used to calculate the fair value of equities…


While the EOS community was gearing up for the mainnet launch in early June, LiquidEOS launched with the ultimate goal of increasing the value of EOS. Since then, LiquidEOS has been heads down producing blocks, improving infrastructure and building dApps. Our products cater to users across the EOS stack, including BPs, developers and users.


In the beginning, social media sites were innocent digital public squares for users to connect with like-minded individuals, share their favorite memes and stay in touch with their long-distance best friends. During the 2016 elections, a nefarious side of these seemingly innocuous platforms was exposed as bad actors, both local and domestic, exploited the global reach of Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites in an effort to undermine American democracy. Karma, a decentralized social media platform built on EOSIO, looks to cure these ills by creating a tokenized reward system for benevolent human interactions.

KARMA, airdropped to EOS token…


EOS is pioneering a new digital economy, and like any economy, it requires raw materials for the production of goods and services. The commodities used to build and interact with finished products on the EOS network are RAM, CPU and NET(Bandwith). While RAM is utilized exclusively by developers building decentralized applications, CPU and NET are needed by ordinary users wishing to interact with applications on the blockchain. It can be quite daunting for first-time dApp users to configure their system to access dApps and future simplifications are crucial if EOS is to reach mass adoption. …


“Build an #eosio app that fosters a fundamental competitive advantage by implementing a business model that aligns interests among stakeholders and/or drives more value back to users.”

That was the directive as nearly 500 enthusiastic problem-solvers converged in San Francisco for the penultimate EOS Hackathon of 2018. Teams were tasked with designing decentralized autonomous companies that align ownership with usage on the EOS chain. The atmosphere was electric as developers stretched their imaginations in an effort to redesign business models on the blockchain.

At the end of the 26 hour Hackathon, everyone gathered to watch the teams duke it out…


As blockchain platforms continue to proliferate, their inability to communicate with one another has locked up value in disparate silos, creating a fragmented ecosystem which scares away potential users. A cross-chain solution enabling the free flow of financial information across distinct blockchains is a key piece of infrastructure that has been missing from the space. Until now.

LiquidEOS alongside Bancor is excited to launch BancorX, a cross-chain liquidity network bridging between EOS and Ethereum.

Bancor’s unique liquidity network allows users to convert tokens frictionlessly without the need to find a counterparty for trade. Unlike traditional exchanges, which rely on order books to match buyers and sellers, Bancor uses transparent algorithms and automated deposits to manage liquidity and…


Private video chats on the blockchain are finally here

Sense Chat is a dApp which allows users to have private video chats using Smart Contracts, connecting you anonymously and securely without sharing your identity. This innovative project is the first decentralized messenger app on EOS, providing peer-to-peer connections with zero data storage or centralized intermediaries. Sense Chat is spearheaded by Crystal Rose, the founder and CEO of Sense and EOS block producer shEOS.

What are Smart Contacts?

Smart Contacts are Sense Chat’s exclusive means of connection and discovery. Smart Contacts are connections associated through an account name or public key that are exclusive to your account & your device…

LiquidEOS

EOS Block Producer in Israel with the goal of creating solutions to increase mainnet efficiency, security and scalability. EOS BP voting name: eosliquideos

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