161: Cypherium with Sky Guo




Sky Guo is the CEO at Cypherium, a highly scalable and robust smart contract platform. Their design features a joint Proof-of-Work (PoW) and HotStuff (Also adopted by Facebook's Libra) consensus mechanism that can achieve thousands of transactions per second without sacrificing decentralization. Cypherium also implements a Turing-complete virtual machine for smart contracts that runs on Java, the most widely-utilized and reliable programming language in the world. This enables democratization of the development of smart contracts and lowers the barrier to blockchain adoption for existing enterprise.


by The Blockchain Show