Brandon Parker, also known as HappyMoneyMan, invited Alexandre Bourget to his podcast "The EOS Podcast" to discuss all things EOS. They focused on our new dfuse API, sidechains and interblockchain communication, decentralization and when it adds value, microforks and the CPU issues that may cause them, and much more!
Microforks can happen on any blockchain. Alexandre explains what a microfork is, when one would happen, and why it would happen.
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Alexandre from EOS Canada introduces our new endpoint, that gives you a guarantee your transaction was included in a block.
Update on the August 21st 2018 Security Update to the `eosio` System Contract (dubbed v1.1.0-sec.patch-3)
We want to take a moment to give an update on a mitigation for exploits discovered on the EOS Mainnet, deployed on August 22nd 2018, at 13:02 UTC with transaction 628293a6b5398747e14b2c0416b303b4d71a2ff287b02d6c63f236ddb4abda7e.
Alexandre gives an introduction to why multi-signature (msig) signing is a useful and powerful feature of the EOS blockchain that we should all know about. It helps to make things easier AND more secure.
Alexandre walks through the permissions system within EOS. Permissions can be used to control different security features and operation allowances of an account.
Alexandre walks through the terms staked and unstaked EOS tokens that you may have heard. When the EOS mainnet was launched, all accounts began with tokens in three different states: 'free floating,' 'staked for CPU,' and 'staked for Bandwidth.'