What is Proof of Work & Mining? – Alchemy University

Proof-of-work and mining are important parts of what makes Bitcoin, the largest blockchain by market cap in the world, work.

This video is part of a broader course curriculum of the Ethereum Developer Bootcamp in Alchemy University. For the full experience, please sign up today at university.alchemy.com

00:00 – What is mining?
01:36 – The two main functions of mining
03:18 – What is proof-of-work?
04:02 – What does the proof-of-work hashing algorithm look like?
10:22 – Proof-of-work and mining TLDR

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