Hashgraph – Consensus Algorithm

Hashgraph – A Radically Novel Consensus Algorithm

A video Podcast from Epicenter featuring Mance Harmon.

Well worth a watch – we like the way the Epicenter team put together their interviews – very intelligent questions!

Mance Harmon, the CEO of the Swirlds, the company developing Hashgraph discusses the origin story of hashgraph, how it compares to existing consensus algorithms and how Hashgraph works.

Topics discussed in this episode:

– Leemon Baird and Mance Harmon’s long history of building companies together

– What motivated Leemon Baird to start working on Hashgraph in 2012

– The existing categories of consensus algorithms and their problems

– How Hashgraph consensus combines voting and gossip protocols

– The performance characteristics of Hashgraph

– How a public Hashgraph network could look like

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