2019-12-28, 14:00–14:45, headnut
Without requiring prior knowledge of the peer-to-peer world, we examine the fundamentals of the single-writer append-only log that forms the heart of a variety of new-ish protocols for decentralized communication. Planned topics:
- how does the data structure work?
- why do we care?
- dealing with forks
- efficient partial verification/replication