Chia Network Consensus Explained

Learn about the Chia consensus algorithm, an environmentally-friendly, secure, and decentralized alternative to proof of work and proof of stake. This manual explains the use of proofs of space and time, and the cryptographic puzzle pieces that secure the system. It is intended for technical audiences familiar with blockchain but not with Proofs of Space (PoS), Proofs of Time/Verifiable Delay Functions (VDF) and Chia. No special hardware, registration or permission is required to join, only a hard drive.