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User Activity on the Blockstack Network

On Wed Jan 29th, Blockstack PBC announced that we successfully met Milestone 2 for initial network growth. There have been some questions regarding username registrations vs. active users. In this post I will shed more light on the initial network growth and measurement limitations on the network. Per our announcement,...

Stacking: A New Consensus Algorithm for Blockchains

Today, we’re proposing a potential major improvement to the Stacks consensus algorithm. Stacks 2.0 is expected to launch in Q2 this year. Stacks 2.0 is a major upgrade of the Stacks blockchain with a new Rust implementation, native Stacks mining, Clarity smart contract language, and other significant improvements. The current implementation...