How do ETH miners feel about the Merge?

So the Merge is on the brink of happening…finally. Excitement and jubilation are in the air. But not everybody is looking forward to this monumental moment. Those miners are just different eh? To recap a bit, for those who have been living under a rock, Ethereum is on the verge of upgrading its consensus protocolContinue reading “How do ETH miners feel about the Merge?”

Who’s a fan of fans?

Let’s get technical with ASIC fans. In this article, we’ll get technical a bit in talking about those loud but necessary fans on bitcoin ASIC miners. Because let’s face it, bitcoin price action has been dull over the past month and it is our duty to not only educate our community on what’s going onContinue reading “Who’s a fan of fans?”

The heat on bitcoin mining

It’s hot out, but what else is putting the heat on miners? As the entire bitcoin industry has fallen into a slump after multiple “rekt” moments of centralized mishaps, the bitcoin networks still continue to churn thanks to its splendid design of Proof of Work. It is a positive feedback loop with an emergent consensusContinue reading “The heat on bitcoin mining”

Financialization of Mining

Mining makes money, but first it needs money… Bitcoin2022 hosted many amazing panel sessions to learn more about some of the best in the industry. There was a whole stage dedicated to panel discussions on mining. And that’s what we’ll be bringing to you all. We’ll be recapping some of the best mining panel sessionsContinue reading “Financialization of Mining”

Will bitcoin ASIC miners still be dominated by the Chinese?

Bitcoin mining, for the majority of its current lifespan, has been dominated by one country in almost all aspects. That would be the country of China. At one point in time, China dominated the global bitcoin mining hashrate with over 65% of all hashrates coming from a bitcoin mine located within the borders of China.Continue reading “Will bitcoin ASIC miners still be dominated by the Chinese?”

Bitcoin Mining in Malaysia

How Malaysia may take China’s mining crown of Asia. We’ve all seen it by now. Back earlier this year, a viral video showing a steamroller in Malaysia crushing and obliterating hundreds of ASICs was the talk on social media. Crypto Twitter became captivated by the tenacity of this act with many influencers and KOLs feelingContinue reading “Bitcoin Mining in Malaysia”

What is Merge Mining?

The low-key tech of crypto, people outside of crypto don’t know about. For those who have been in the mining business for a while, there are more than just specialized computers generating random numbers through SHA256 to win a lottery. If you would like a primer and refresher on what SHA256 is, please check outContinue reading “What is Merge Mining?”

Bi-Weekly Miner Updates

Things are getting a bit more difficult. After a month where transaction fees vehemently shot up to a near $60 per transaction, transaction fee levels have cooled back down as difficulty has also taken a concomitant drop to around 20 T. Needless to say but this cooldown period, or whatever way you want to callContinue reading “Bi-Weekly Miner Updates”