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Where can I find formal work comparing PoS and PoW models?

For some time now I have been trying to find some clear and objective comparison of proof-of-stake (PoS) and proof-of-work-based (PoW) consensus protocols. Unfortunately, pretty much every comparison ...
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Why is PoS much faster than PoW?

My understanding of the topic is this: Proof-of-Work Miners compete with their hashrate for the right to publish a block. Proof-of-Stake Validators are randomly elected to validate a block. Why is ...
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How is new ADA created?

In a Proof-of-Work protocol, a certain amount of the blockchain's native coin is issued with the minting of a new block as a way to reward miners for their efforts and involvement in the network. As ...
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How Cardano is different from Ethereum (2.0)?

As far as I know, the Cardano project was started to cover issues/problems with Ethereum blockchain. Proof-of-work and governance are some of them. However, Ethereum 2.0 is promising to cover those ...
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