Notes from Chia
Chia joins the Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance
Chia Releases Public AWS Image for Bluebox Timelords
Chia Blockchain - Bluebox Timelord AMI Release
30 hours to 30 minutes, Chia’s release automation story
On March 17th, 2021, the roughly 15 chia engineers responsible for launching mainnet had just finished the “go, no go” checklist for laun...
Chia Token Standard Naming
TL;DR: The Chia token standard is going to be called CAT1
Important Version 1.2.6 Information
Version 1.2.6 Released!
Chia Joins the Open Compute Project
Targeting a circular economy for storage
Chia Cultivation Grant Program
TL;DR Chia is launching the Chia Cultivation Grant to invest in independent developers who are looking to create new and exciting tools t...
Chia and SSD Endurance - Big Progress, Less Waste
Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post about Chia and SSD endurance. The Chia proof of space construction requires a lot of sorting on te...
A Vision for DeFi in Chia
In addition to a new consensus algorithm, with Chia we’ve also built a new on-chain programming environment called Chialisp which is just...
How to Pick a Chia Pool
Knowing how to find a safe, secure, and trustworthy pool is important. There are many pools bidding for your plots, and it is your respon...
Official Pooling Protocol Launched
TL;DR: The new plot format has arrived. Upgrade to version 1.2.0 of the Chia Blockchain software to start plotting for pools now and be s...
Pooling Protocol Testing Entering Phase 2
Today we are entering the second phase of our testing and roll out of the official pooling protocol. This phase is for pooling operators ...
Common Misconceptions, Vol. 1
Chia is a complex system. There is a lot of nuance and technicalities involved in understanding how all the components of Chia work toget...
AMA - Plotting speed and security in Chia
With the release of the MadMax plotter there has been a lot of confusion about what improved plotting speeds mean to the security of the ...
Securing Your Chia - How to Be a Hard Target
Many people are coming into Chia that are brand new to crypto. Many are veterans in crypto but new to computer hardware. Farming and plot...
Aggregated signatures, Taproot, Graftroot, and standard transactions
In Chia we’re using BLS signatures which enable noninteractive signature aggregation. In this post I’ll explain how that fits into the sy...
Chia and SSD Endurance
Overview of Chia plotting and farming
Chia 1.0 Mainnet
Today we release version 1.0 of the Chia Blockchain.
Chia Mainnet Update - March 15
We want to give you an update on mainnet timing and our general plans around the launch.
Farming and Electricity Usage in Chia
Come join a cocktail hour panel Friday March 5 and learn about the most efficient way to farm large quantities of plotted storage and tal...
Chia plotting basics
Meet the plotting experts
Come join a cocktail hour panel with Chia whales^H^H^H^H^H^H experts in plotting.
The Chia Business Whitepaper
Yesterday evening we released the first version of our Business Whitepaper. The goal of this document was to go into depth on the transfo...
Pools in Chia
Update: Check the Pooling FAQ for more updates.
OG Space Farming Contest
A faster plotter and a k=32 plot size minimum mean it’s time for a new farming contest!
A T-shirt contest for Space Farmers
Now that the finalized plot format is out in Beta 1.8 and Beta 1.9, it’s time for some fun.
Launching Coloured Coins
Update: The Chia token standard is going to be called CAT1. Read more here.
So You Want to be a Space Farmer?
With the release of Alpha 1.4 of the Chia blockchain there is no better time to become a farmer of Space and Time! The Chia testnet block...
We just launched our first version of the Chialisp language and on-chain programming environment, which introduces a new and much better ...
Introducing The Alpha Release Of The Chia Blockchain
The Chia blockchain and consensus algorithm aims to provide a more environmentally friendly, decentralized, and secure alternative to pro...
Chia VDF Competition Round 2 Results and Announcements
Congratulations to Sundersoft for winning both tracks of the second Chia VDF competition and earning $100,000!
This Week in Tech interviews Bram Cohen about Chia, and Libra
Following the release of our green paper and the launch of our Proof of Space competition Chia has received lots of positive attention fr...
Chia Network Announces Proof of Space Competition with $100k in Total Prize Money
We’re excited to announce Chia’s Proof of Space competition. In Chia’s Proof of Space, rewards are given to farmers that can prove that t...
Chia Network Announces 2nd VDF Competition with $100,000 in Total Prize Money
A few months ago we wrapped up our initial VDF implementation competition and were amazed by the excellent quality of the submissions. Th...
Building a Sustainable Blockchain, With Your Help
Decentralized, digital currencies will soon evolve from being a futuristic concept to a mainstream reality. They’ll offer liquidity to th...
Chia VDF Competition Round 1 Results and Announcements
Thank you to everyone who participated in the first round of Chia Network’s Verifiable Delay Function (VDF) competition. The round conclu...
Chia VDF Competition Guide
Chia Network recently launched a three month long competition to create faster implementations of our proofs of time and get a better han...
The ASIC Resistance of Proof of Space
A recent podcast speculated quite a bit about the economics of Chia Network’s new proof of space and time consensus algorithm.