by Ian Grigg | July 5, 2017
The papers begins by describing the current cryptocurrency environment including a discussion of the market, consensus mechanisms, contracts, use cases, and governance. It goes on to explain the EOS project's vision and architecture. The paper closes with comparisions to Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Corda as well as thoughts on the user experience, use cases, and community surrounding EOS.
Current technologies for blockchain fall short of providing what developers and end-users need in order to contract together and to build large scale businesses. We propose EOS, a performance-based and self-governing blockchain that provides an operating system for building large-scale consumer-facing distributed applications. This paper outlines the context, vision and software architecture underlying EOS, which we are building to serve a broad and diverse group of users with smart business.