The KiChain Testnet Challenge is finally over… It is time to announce the big winners…

The KiChain Challenge in a nutshell

Between the 9th of August and the 12th of September, the Ki Foundation hosted a Testnet Challenge aiming to consolidate its validator community and to prepare the upcoming mainnet upgrade. …


The KiChain Testnet Challenge has launched on the 16th of August with more than 800 inscriptions. As mentioned in the challenge announcement post, this is an incentivised challenge with a 100K USD prize. In this post, we detail the point system and the criteria we are considering in creating the progressive and final leader board.

Ranking criteria

The main metric considered to rank the participants is the uptime of their validators. Indeed, this feature quantitatively and objectively reflects the reliability of a validator. For each counting period, the number of blocks missed by each validator are counted using the blockchain public data.

To measure the quality of…


What a journey since we launched the KiChain mainnet last summer. Between the official launch, the listing on Uniswap and Liquid and the Ki bridge, our team had a lot to do. …


Welcome to the Ki-steps series, a sequence of how-to posts where we explain the detailed steps to perform more or less advanced tasks on the KiChain. In this post, we will visit the recently released Ki Bridge, its functionalities and usage.

⚠️ Disclaimer : The Ki Bridge is still in…


Welcome to the Ki-steps series, a sequence of how-to posts where we explain the detailed steps to perform more or less advanced tasks on the KiChain. In this post, we will explain the process of securing your XKIs and your transactions using a Ledger hardware wallet.

Disclaimer : Ledger is…


Welcome to the Ki-steps series, a sequence of how-to posts where we explain the detailed steps to perform more or less advanced tasks on the KiChain. In this post, we will quickly discuss the jailing process in the KiChain and explain how to unjail a jailed validator.

In a blockchain…


Welcome to the Ki-steps series, a sequence of how-to posts where we explain the detailed steps to perform more or less advanced tasks on the KiChain. …


Welcome to the Ki-steps series, a sequence of how-to posts where we explain the detailed steps to perform more or less advanced tasks on the KiChain. This post consists of a tutorial detailing the usage of the Ki Monitor.

In a previous post, we discussed the jailing process in the…


Welcome to the Ki-steps series, a sequence of how-to posts where we explain the detailed steps to perform more or less advanced tasks on the KiChain. In this post, we will tackle the usage of multi-signature accounts in the Ki Desktop Wallet. …


🔥 Hurray! Our first Mainnet kichain-1 is finally here! To accompany this launch, we are glad to publish a set of tools that will help the KiChain users complete their blockchain operations in friendly and easy to use environments. …

Tarek Awwad

Computer Scientist - PhD - Chief Blockchain Architect @Ki_Foundation - #Blockchain #DistributedSystems #Crowdsourcing #MachineLearning #DataMining

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