Cryptocurrency mining, it is more like running software that cracks codes and plays digital accountant than hitting rocks. Still takes work though.


Proof of Stake (PoS)

Proof of Stake (PoS) is an alternative to Proof of Work (PoW) where mining power is based on how many coins a person holds. Essentially, new coins are created as interest paid on existing coins.


ASIC Mining Basics

If you want to mine any major cryptocurrencies here in 2017, you essentially need to join a mining pool and have ASIC mining hardware.


Where Do Bitcoins Come From?

New Bitcoins are created through a process known as bitcoin mining. There will never be more than 21 million bitcoins created.



Proof-of-Work (Cryptocurrency)

In cryptocurrency, proof-of-work is system that uses hard-to-compute but easy-to-verify functions to limit exploitation of cryptocurrency mining.


The Basics of Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin mining is a way of describing the process of confirming transactions to the block chain. This process creates new bitcoins.