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100 is up!

We did it, a small little pool for South Africa has now officially minted over 100 blocks on the Cardano network! thanks to everyone that made this possible. really and truly 🙂 We will be announcing our 100th Block winner on social media. Congrats 340 ADA on its way to you our valued delegator.

Upgrade to 1.30.1 successful

We have successfully upgraded all our nodes to version 1.30.1. Please see https://github.com/input-output-hk/cardano-node/releases for more details. For the technical people, change logs include Correctly translate time for Plutus (from protocol version 6 onwards). (#2451) Adding changes to the libsodium bindings. Those include a functional fix that makes it safe to call the function that generates […]

More on Leader Logs

Cardano is a Proof-of-Stake blockchain that uses the Ouroboros consensus algorithm, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouroboros_(protocol). Unlike Proof-of-Work blockchains (e.g Bitcoin) we know prior which pools will be given which slots to mine (“or rather confirm transactions”) for the network before the next epoch takes place. So why don’t pools publish this information? At first I thought delegators […]

50 Blocks Minted!

Never in our wildest dreams did we ever imagine we would be able to say we minted 50 blocks! Well done to all the plebeians. Onward and upward for plebpool.com -> Dictionary: plebeian/plɪˈbiːən/Learn to pronounce noun plural noun: plebeians (in ancient Rome) a commoner. “the feeling was shared by plebeians, gentry, and clergy”