Blog: EOS Block Producer Tips & News


Q&A - EOS Stake: What Is The Stake & Unstake Mechanism?

June 20, 2018 / by Alexandre Bourget

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.'

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Q&A - EOS Producers Election: How Are Our Votes Counted?

June 20, 2018 / by Alexandre Bourget

Alexandre Bourget of EOS Canada reviews in 55 seconds how votes are counted on the EOS blockchain.

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Q&A - Some Finer Details Around Voting On EOS

June 18, 2018 / by Alexandre Bourget

Alexandre touches upon how many votes you have, how your vote is weighted, and how its strength decays over time. Every EOS token holder should make sure they understand these things so that their voice can be heard on the EOS blockchain. Still have questions? Join us on Telegram:

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What Does The 15% Voting Requirement Mean?

June 15, 2018 / by Alexandre Bourget

Alexandre describes the reasoning behind the 15% voting threshold required to unlock the EOS blockchain.

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What is the Voting Tool and Key Vault Made by EOS Canada `eosc`?

June 14, 2018 / by Alexandre Bourget

Alexandre briefly describes `eosc` as well as where to download it from, and what it can do for you.

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Q&A - Why You Should Vote On The EOS Blockchain

June 12, 2018 / by Alexandre Bourget

Alexandre Bourget of EOS Canada reviews the key reasons you should vote if you are an EOS token holder.
Please review our article Everything You Need To Know About Voting On EOS for some further explanations.

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Chain is Launched and Open For Voting! [EOS Launch Update]

June 10, 2018 / by Josh Kauffman

The EOS mainnet has successfully been launched! Block Producers from across the globe are joining the network and will be eligible to receive your votes once they are connected. Please take the time to ensure you have researched which Block Producers you would like to see operating the EOS network on your behalf.

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The EOS Mainnet Launch: A New Dawn

June 09, 2018 / by EOS Canada

A Long Journey

On 22 May 2017 a software company calling itself Block.One revealed EOS to the world, and announced their intent to launch a “new blockchain operating system designed to support commercial decentralized applications.” In the year since that first announcement, a passionate and diverse community has rallied around the platform. This community has grown to hundreds of thousands across the globe, united behind that original vision, working together towards the most ambitious decentralized launch effort of a public blockchain network the world has ever seen. 

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Community Agrees on the Contents of the Chain [EOS Launch Update]

June 08, 2018 / by Josh Kauffman

The snapshot that was taken in the previous stage of the launch timeline has been analyzed and confirmed. What goes into the genesis blocks, and where that information is pulled from will have to be agreed upon. This will enable groups to validate the work of the Boot node, to ensure that byte-for-byte, the chain is exactly as it should be.

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Q&A - Understanding the Whitelist and Blacklist Features of EOSIO

June 06, 2018 / by Alexandre Bourget

Alexandre from EOS Canada discusses the issue #3814 involving contract whitelisting and blacklisting, with some learnings every Block Producer ought to know.

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How To Vote For EOS Canada

Vote for EOS Canada as a Block Producer with the user account:

Vote with - a command line tool for securely storing your private keys and casting your vote