A proof of work/stake algorithm are different methods (or algorithms) to achieve consensus on which block will be added next to the blockchain.

An open-source decentralized platform that introduced the concept of smart contracts into the blockchain space. Through these smart contracts, developers using the Ethereum network are able to create their own decentralized apps and tokens.

Conflux Chain
A next-generation blockchain system with a novel consensus protocol, powering highly-scalable cryptocurrency and smart contract

One of the most well-known digital currencies that uses blockchain technology. It was invented by a mysterious creator known as Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 and popularised the term “blockchain” and lead to the global development of blockchain technology. Bitcoin is often known as “digital gold” and has many features that were inspired by gold such as a finite supply and the need to have miners do work to release more bitcoin into circulation and maintain the network.