Hello everyone!

Jotmax is here again and today, I'll be talking about the best Witnesses and how you can vote them even though the feature isn't available yet.

Who are the witnesses?

In other blockchains you have a process that is called mining and there is a network of millions of computers used for that in the world consuming a lot of electricity.

Scorum, Steemit, Whaleshares and Bitshares don't work that way and the Scorum blockchain is run by only about 50 servers at the moment, which produce the same amount of transactions as Bitcoin and Ethereum combined. The person who runs a Scorum server is called a "Witness/Delegate."

A witness is the equivalent of a miner in another blockchain.

View the list and votes of Scorum Witnesses/Delegates here 

How is Scorum different from Bitcoin?

On a technical level, the two networks rely on the same model of a blockchain, but are built upon different technologies and codebase.

Scorum is based on a new state-of-the-art blockchain technology called Graphene, which uses "witnesses" instead of "miners" to produce blocks.

The "delegated proof of stake" model of using witnesses instead of miners allows for greater efficiency in block production. With BTC, 100% of the new coins that are created are allocated to block producers (miners).

How to vote

Early on here, Witness @kennybll created an app which runs on Windows. The app is called Polarity. View his post about it here

A detailed post on how to install and use polarity is in the post. Read and vote your desired witness. All credits go to @kennybll, the developer of Polarity


Step 1

Go to Polarity Download link on GitHub 

Step 2

Download Polarity

Step 3


Step 4

When Polarity launches, add your account.

I have already entered my key so it logs in automatically.

When you have logged in, go to witness voting. Vote your witnesses like I did and that's all.

Click on 'Account', then on 'Witness voting'

Click on the green + sign then input the witness you wish to vote.

Check for the witness on the explorer.

You can only vote 30 witnesses so vote freely.

Thanks for reading.

Which Witness Should I Vote For?

My views may be biased so you should use the comment section to enter your opinion

#1 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@alexshkor

Reason: CTO and Blockchain Architect of Scorum. Without people like him, the platform won't be available for us to use.

#2 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@vlad

Reason: CEO of Scorum. He's cool. He makes comments and votes everyone with good content.

#3 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@kotik

Reason: Early adopter of Scorum. 

#4 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@nhl

Reason: Very active and wonderful curator

#5 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@fluegergeheimer

Reason: Very active and wonderful curator

#6 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@scorum-fans

Reason: Very active and wonderful curator. Community driven

#7 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@kennybll

Reason: Very active and wonderful curator. He is also an enthusiast who has the love of the community at heart. He created the first notification bot we all used when the notification features was not available. He also helped Scorum-fans set up their witness

#8 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@dmitry

#9 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@ignatoff

#10 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@educatedwarrior

#11 https://scorum.com/en-us/profile/@tigra

and others are great contributors who have made this platform active, up and running from day 1. 

I mentioned earlier that I might be bias. 

If you think I was, kindly drop a comment of who you think should be included. 

Note: All the witnesses deserve to be voted.

Tutorial links:

Witness list: https://explorer.scorum.com/en-us/delegates

Polarity Download Link: https://github.com/Kennybll/polarity/releases/tag/v0.2.6


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Thanks for watching. 

All Credits go to  @kennybll. View his post here