Just because a miner is an ASIC Miner does not mean that it is automatically the most profitable device available. Application-specific integrated circuits are made with a specific process technology, and the process technology is usually referred to by the smallest feature size of any of the transistors on the integrated circuit. One of the […]
For a given mining algorithm, there is definitely a technology progression. We can look back on the technology that was used to mine Bitcoin and see how it first started off as Central Processing Unit (CPU) mining, then it moved to Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) mining, then Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and then Application […]
Quality cryptocurrency projects there is an upward price progression. More importantly, there is a cryptocurrency price cycle that oscillates around an overall upgrade price progression. Plotted against time, a cycle with an upward progressions looks like a sine wave with an ever increasing average value, which is what we see so far with the Bitcoin […]
Just updated my AMD RX480 and RX580 miners to mine Beam. The mining application is not available on most packaged mining distributions yet, so I created a custom headless Ubuntu 16.04 build, and this guide to remember how to do it again. Initial Operating System Setup Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server after downloading it from a […]
Thank you to everyone who has read and found value in my website, videos, and blog posts. I am taking a break from posting information for a while. There is lots of interest and growth in the small and mid-size cryptocurrency mining space, and there are many more resources available now than when I first […]
I gave this presentation at the University of South Carolina in March for a cryptocurrency class by invitation of the instructor Rob Viglione. The slides are included below the video, as well as the mining facility tour referenced in the presentation.
Ask me anything about ZenCash, crypto mining, or anything else! The Reddit AMA should be here: https://www.reddit.com/r/ZenSys/comments/7zkwbv/our_last_ama_was_so_much_fun_we_want_to_do/ Quick bio: Rolf Versluis is co-founder and Chief Engineer of the privacy oriented cryptocurrency ZenCash. Rolf is an experienced data network security professional with over a decade of experience designing, installing, and troubleshooting systems as the CTO of the […]
Guess they don’t like the completely legal transactions that I did with my Chase Business Bank account for the last few years. Or something like that. Would love to get some suggestions of banks that are friendlier to people who use crypto-currencies.
Video recording of a presentation with questions and answers for the meetup group in Winnipeg https://www.meetup.com/CryptoNutz/ Find out more about BlockOps at Block Operations and about SirCarthy at http://www.winnipegbtc.com/
I’m going to be traveling to some countries in Latin America soon. Although this is short notice, I have a some time to get together with people to talk crypto mining, ZenCash, or both. I even have presentations prepared, in case someone wants to get a small group of people together. Guatemala City – Sunday […]