Why Equihash? Zooko Wilcox and Jack Grigg | Apr 15, 2016 In our last blog post, we announced that we have started using Equihash as the proof-of-work for block mining in Zcash (#27). Equihash is a Proof-of-Work algorithm devised by Alex Biryukov and Dmitry Khovratovich. It is based on a computer science and cryptography concept called the Generalized