Category: Mining

Mining Problems

The Problems With Cryptocurrency Mining: Energy Use & Centralization

Proof-of-work mining has a few serious problems. Every day, networks like Bitcoin, Dash, and Litecoin become evermore centralized. Industrial-scale mining operations that burn through electricity have put the power to control the networks in the hands of just a few....

/ March 8, 2018 / 2 Comments
Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin Mining: Is It Worth The Effort In This Day And Age?

With the ongoing cryptocurrency boom, there has been an explosion of newcomers into the crypto ecosystem. And, unsurprisingly, one of the hottest topics in the ongoing boom is bitcoin mining. That's because 1) bitcoin is the OG cryptocurrency, and 2)...

/ January 23, 2018 / 1 Comment
ZCash Mining Guide

How to Mine ZCash: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Zcash is an open source cryptocurrency that focuses on the privacy element. This cryptocurrency is mineable utilizing the CPU, and/or GPU. It is a popular currency to mine with nVidia GPU's as the algorithm hashes better on these GPU's vs....

/ January 9, 2018 / 5 Comments
How to Mine Monero

How to Mine Monero: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Monero is a privacy-focused coin which currently sits around the top 10 of Cryptocurrencies by marketcap. Mining Monero can be a profitable venture due to its cryptographic algorithm which is resistant to ASIC’s mining. This means that anyone with a...

/ December 2, 2017 / 39 Comments
How to Mine Digibyte

Beginner’s Guide: How to Mine Digibyte (DGB)

DigiByte (DGB) is a fast-growing global blockchain for security and decentralised payments used in 82 countries. DigiByte has many features, including lightning speed transactions with minimal or nonexistent fees. You send and receive DigiBytes to or from any DigiByte address...

/ August 18, 2017 / 40 Comments
How to Lease Waves

Beginner’s Guide: How to Lease Waves in the Lite Client

Waves is one of my favorite crypto platforms, it bills itself as "Blockchain for the people" and it provides a number of interesting features, I personally hold Waves and believe it has a great future ahead of itself. Waves allows...

/ August 17, 2017 / 4 Comments
How to Mine Musicoin

Beginner’s Guide: How to Mine Musicoin on a Mining Pool

Musicoin is an interesting proposition in theory, the world's first blockchain designed for the music industry to facilitate music licensing and consumption. The project aims to allow musicians to release and license their music in a way that will create...

/ August 16, 2017 / 16 Comments