The Emerging Trend of Upcycling Old Electronics into Bitcoin Mining Rigs
Tech wizards like Ken Shirriff are repurposing old electronics into bitcoin mining rigs. Bitcoin is the most valuable cryptocurrency in the world and mining is one of the means by which bitcoin can be acquired. It involves using computers to solve complex mathematical problems with a fixed number of bitcoins given to the mining node that arrives at the solution first. These days, bitcoin mining is a huge commercial activity with bitcoin mining complexes in countries like China, Iceland, and the United States.