Categorizing consensus
We propose the following consensus categories
    Proof of Work
    Chain-based Proof of Stake (includes LPoS, Proof of Importance)
    PBFT and BFT-based Proof of Stake (includes DPoS, Ouroboros, Byteball, and PBFT)
    Hybrid models: Proof of Activity and hybrid PoW/PoS
    Proof of Burn (shares some characteristics with chain-based Proof of Stake)
    Proof of Capacity/Space (shares some characteristics with PoW but also suffers from a [lighter] Nothing-at-stake problem)
    Trusted computing algorithms (e.g. PoET)
    DAGs are mostly using a DPoS-like algorithm, (except IOTA, which uses PoW)
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