The debate between proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus is rapidly gathering mainstream attention in the broader cryptocurrency community drawing from the numerous PoS-based projects and interchain networks on the horizon.
From Cosmos to Ethereum’s Serenity, next-generation consensus models are focusing on fast-finality consensus that circumvents PoW — the proven blockchain consensus engine.
However, Block Collider is an interchain blockchain protocol selecting to retain the power of PoW blockchains with a slight optimization of Nakamoto Consensus. Designed to facilitate an interoperable ecosystem of connected blockchains — no matter their consensus design — Block Collider’s proof-of-distance (PoD) consensus stands out in a crowd of uncertain PoS and validator designs.
Read: What is Block Collider?
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