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Transition to Web3 - Course 1 | Blockchain Basics

Making the longest chain the “true” blockchain

In this distributed system, we need to introduce some mechanisms for the “true” blockchain to emerge. 

There are two fundamental, interdependent tweaks we will implement. We will make it faster to add blocks that are truthful and we will then assume the longest chain is the most truthful chain for the network to use (We have a good reason for that, as we’ll explain in the next section ☝️). 

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