4–7 Nov 2019
Tess Rinearson

Tess Rinearson
Vice President, Engineering, Tendermint Core

Tess Rinearson works on Tendermint, a proof-of-stake consensus engine which powers a variety of blockchain projects, including the Cosmos Network. She’s worked in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since early 2015, focusing largely on storage and protocol problems for permissioned blockchains (and writing a popular bitcoin explainer—using emoji—along the way). Before falling into the blockchain hole, she was a full stack engineer at Medium.


15:5016:30 Thursday, 7 November 2019
Location: Hall A6
Tess Rinearson (Tendermint Core)
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Maybe you've tried to get a group of computers to come to a consensus. Computer scientists have studied this problem for decades, but it’s gained attention again recently as blockchains and cryptocurrencies rely on consensus algorithms to operate safely. Tess Rinearson introduces you to distributed consensus with an emphasis on the wide variety of algorithms used in blockchains. Read more.
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