Mining Articles

The Pros and Cons of ASIC Miners

What are ASICs, how do they work on a given blockchain, and should you buy one to mine Bitcoin?

July 15, 2019 — Bitcoin Chaser

The Myth Of The Bitcoin Mining Death Spiral

The assumption or theoretical possibility of a Bitcoin mining death spiral has been discussed widely. So far, Bitcoin has gone through 2 major tests without caving into it, so is this spiral merely just a theoretical possibility that cannot materialize?

December 21, 2018 — Steven Gleiser

Is Gold Mining More Energy Intensive Than Bitcoin Mining?

There are many comparisons out there between gold and Bitcoin. Although the assets differ on almost every aspect, the energy efficiency of mining both is an interesting point of comparison. Which is more energy efficient?

September 18, 2018 — Bitcoin Chaser

Beyond Mining: How the Cryptocurrency Craze Has Affected E-Gamers

Graphic cards gained popularity in the cryptocurrency mining community due to their high processing capabilities, causing the price to skyrocket.

August 14, 2018 — Julia Cook

GPU vs ASIC Mining Compared

We look at GPU and ASIC mining, highlighting the benefits and drawbacks of each before looking at what cases would call for either’s use.

August 1, 2018 — Julia Cook

The Effects Of Centralized Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin helped spark the decentralized web 3.0 revolution. But is Bitcoin mining nowardays centralized in the hands of a few large companies?

July 30, 2018 — Ilona Silberman

Bitcoin Mining Profitability – Price of Mining Broken Down

Figuring out whether Bitcoin mining is profitable venture involves several factors, all of which need to be taken into coinsideration- electricity, the price of Bitcoin, the hardware, and the level of difficulty.

July 30, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Bitcoin Mining for Dummies – How Bitcoins are Mined

Bitcoin mining is a process which on the surface is extremely complicated. But we’ve broken it down into a simple explanation explaining how Bitcoins are mined.

July 9, 2018 — Marc Kenigsberg

Blockchain and Environmental Sustainability

Bitcoin has been criticized as a polluter due to the way mining works. That criticism is not only fallacious, but now it turns out that blockchain technology, which exists thanks to Bitcoin, might actually help us increase environmental sustainability

June 29, 2018 — Ilona Silberman

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