Author: Michael Stewart

  • Implementing a Tiered Fee Model

    If you saw our earlier post where we performed an analysis on ROA (Return on Ada) for pools vs their active stake, you would have seen where we visualized what we called the ‘small pool tax’. This refers to the negative effect on returns that the 340 fixed fee per epoch disproportionately has on smaller pools vs […]

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  • An Early Analysis of Staking Rewards

    It’s only been a few Epochs since Stake Pools started making blocks, but already the rewards are flowing! Some pools have risen to the top and attracted a lot of stake, while others are struggling to attract enough delegators to make blocks. Introduction We wanted to take some time today to look at ROA  (Return […]

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  • Improving the CANUK Stakepool Stability and Security

      As we count down to the first block producing epoch, Cardano Canucks has been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that our pool is ready to provide our delegators with the most reliable performance and security. Included in our site is an architecture page which should answer most high level questions about our […]

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  • Epoch Zero Update

    It’s been an epic (epoch?) five days for the Cardano ecosystem! The Shelley hardfork went off without a hitch, and with that, the project has transitioned from a centralized federated network to a decentralized open one where every ADA holder has a stake in the success of the system! Below are some of the highlights […]

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