Tonight! On the Fireside Chat: Gridcoin Voting System - Vote Weight, Active Vote Weight, Poll Creation, Proposal Requirements

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The Fireside Chat 35 - Gridcoin Voting System: Vote Weight, Active Vote Weight, Poll Creation, Proposal Requirements

Tonight! November 29th, at 8:00pm EST, midnight UTC

Join us every Thursday at 8:00pm EST, midnight UTC on the Gridcoin discord server for discussions on Gridcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain, and DELTA.

This Week (Tonight!)

Backlogged Episodes (They will be edited and uploaded... someday):

33 - CBR Economics
34 - Magnitude Economics Revisited

Welcome back! I hope everyone had an enjoyable week away.

This week we get right back into the thick of things by discussing an often requested topic: Voting.

We'll be covering the basics of why and how, but the main discussion will focus around the details of the algorithm and the process meant to support it.

What is Vote-Weight? What is Active Vote-Weight? How are they calculated? What is an individual's vote-weight? How much weight is held by coins and how much by magnitude? Are there requirements to making a poll? How might we improve things moving forward?

Bring any more questions you might have and let's discuss.

See you soon!

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