The inventor of Bittorrent has now turned his attention to blockchain technology and building a greener Bitcoin called Chia. Bram Cohen released Bittorrent to the world in 2004, but, in early 2017, he stepped away from the company he built to focus on blockchain technology. A very technical paper was co-authored by Cohen and released in September 2017 titled Beyond Hellman’s Time-Memory Trade-Offs with Applications to Proofs of Space, that covered Proofs of Space as a blockchain consensu

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