What is Polka Dot?

Updated: Apr 22, 2021

#Polkadot has attracted a lot of media attention since it’s launch in 2020. All this new found attention brings with it a series of new investors who might not yet know exactly what Polkadot is. In this brief article we will attempt to summarize What exactly Polkadot is two short paragraphs.

A Brief Explanation of Polkadot

Polkadot is an interconnected sharded chain. What this means is that there are a series of independent block chains connected together through one chain known as the Polkadot relay chain. Each chain that uses the relay chains base framework to gain the powerful features Polkadot offers such as security, transaction speed, and forkless upgrades to name a few.

To summarize, Polkadot enables a networks of block chains to connect together and all work in harmony to accomplish the specific problems that each chain was built to solve. Each individual blockchain will have it's own unique characteristics, protocols, and parameters while at the same time having the ability to send data and work seamlessly with every other blockchain all in one network. This is a short explanation of what Polkadot is, for a more detailed look at Polkadot we recommend you visit Polkadot’s wiki at: https://wiki.polkadot.network/

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