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Welcome to the Decred rabbit hole. Below is a curated selection of the best readings, podcasts, video recordings, and other materials to help newcomers take a deep dive into the various aspects of Decred.


1. History of Decred: Foundational Documents

Must-Reads

Must-Listens

Must-Watches


2. Go Deeper: Decred & Its Features

The Airdrop

Decred as a Store of Value

Decred as a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)

Decred vs. Other Cryptocurrencies

Privacy

DEX

Scaling Solution (Lightning Network)


3. Why Own Decred?

Decred Ownership Thesis


4. Governance: Hybrid PoW/PoS

Introduction to Decred Governance

How Hybrid PoW/PoS Works

Why Hybrid PoW/PoS?

Security

Adaptability

Self-Funding


5. Politeia

Overview

How to Use Politeia

Noteworthy Politeia Proposals


6. Staking

Overview

How to Stake

Ticket Splitting


7. Funding, Contractor Model, and the Decred DAO

Decred Treasury

How Decred’s Contractor Model Works

How to Become a Contractor

What the Decred DAO Means


8. Decred Tutorials & How-Tos

How to Mine

How to Set Up a Wallet

How to Use the Block Explorer


9. Other Resources

Network Statistics and Block Explorers

Mining