The energy usage of cryptocurrencies is currently a hot topic on everyone's minds.

The claims on both extremes are a bit silly, with blockchain extremists claiming people should ignore energy usage completely, while anti-blockchain extremists want to leverage this to ban all of cryptocurrency without exploring options like Gulden that…


Back in 2018 when Gulden first released the PoW² system I publish a guide on how to use it.

That guide remains accurate and relevant even still today, however with activation of Phase 4 due this weekend (4th April 2020) bring various new features its time for a new guide…


For those who don’t already know about Gulden; Gulden uses a unique consensus algorithm which we call PoW² that combines traditional “proof of work” mining with a secondary system of “witnesses” to greatly enhance security. To be a witness coin holders must lock substantial funds up for a lengthy period…


We will soon be entering public testing of our new ‘CPU friendly’ PoW algorithm. …


This is the first in a series of articles I’ll be doing that focus on various aspects of the latest gulden release and PoW² specifically; I’ll be releasing more articles over the coming weeks each focusing on different aspects of the system or from a different perspective — so…


Although the blockchain mechanics behind the PoW² system are rather complicated. The user facing process for creating a witness account is relatively simple. This guide attempts to show the basics, in future hopefully a more detailed (and prettier) guide will emerge.

Basic account creation:

Start by clicking on the ‘Add account’ button…


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Disclaimer

I write this article based on the contents of a single blog post, I wish I were writing it based on more information but all my attempts to acquire more information have been ignored or shut down so…

Malcolm MacLeod

Lead developer; Gulden.com

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