Category: Zcash (ZEC)

Why Equihash?

In our last blog post, we announced that we have started using
Equihash as the proof-of-work for block mining in Zcash (#27).

Equihash is a Proof-of-Work algorithm devised by Alex Biryukov and
Dmitry Khovratovich. It is based on a computer science and
cryptography concept called the Generalized Birthday Problem.

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