Chainflow Validator AMA Notes - 11 June 2019

Thanks to everyone who attended my first validator AMA. Most of the questions this time focused on how to become a validator. Here are the notes as transcribed by James Moreau.My hope is this becomes one of a series of AMA's. Contact me here and I'll let know when…

Criteria for Choosing Networks to Validate On

Selecting a network to validate on is a form of investment analysis. As validators, we're investing time, attention and capital into supporting the networks we choose to validate on. Smaller validators have less margin for error in this analysis, because our resources are more limited than larger, well capitalized staking…

Staking Observations from NYC Blockchain Week 2019

Staking felt like a popular topic during NYC Blockchain Week 2019. I attended three staking events during the week. I spoke to many people representing proof of stake networks and staking companies along the way.The first event was a staking panel discussion hosted by Solana. I also contributed questions…

Announcing the Decentralized Staking Defenders

Proof of stake is starting to hit critical mass. The Cosmos mainnet launch seems to have opened to door for a flood of staking networks to come online in 2019. It's also at risk from the outset.Proof of Stake is Already at RiskStake on these networks is concentrating within…

Cosmos Delegator Survey Results

Updated 17 April 2019I first circulated this survey before the Cosmos Network launch. I circulated it again a week or so after launch. Here's a summary of the 55 responses it received.(Learn more about the Chainflow Cosmos validator and how to delegate to it here.)A few notes/caveats…