Heardit Podcast

Keepers — Workers that Maintain Blockchain Networks

October 4, 2018

Bitcoin’s mining wasn’t intended to be useful beyond securing the network. However, now we are seeing “work” done by network actors, which not only secures the network, but also add intrinsic value for the network.I call these network participants “Keepers” as a catchall term for the different utility players in distributed networks that maintain stability and perform crucial jobs in the crypto-economic model.