Mining for Bitcoin in China

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  • The gateway to one of two facilities that house machines built to mine new Bitcoins in Guizhou, a province in southeastern China.
  • China has become the biggest market for Bitcoin, fueling huge investments in mining centers like this one.
  • Closing a Gender Gap: A Computer Science Immersion Program Aimed at Girls
  • A handful of Chinese companies that own vast farms of computer servers dispersed around the country have majority control of the Bitcoin network.

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@nathanielpopper: “Double bonus: a slide show from inside one of China’s many massive, ragtag Bitcoin mines, pics by @GillSabrie”


A handful of Chinese companies that own vast farms of computer servers dispersed around the country have majority control of the Bitcoin network.


Mining for Bitcoin in China

Mining for Bitcoin in China

Ever wondered where to find Bitcoins? Take a look. It's messy.

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  • A handful of Chinese companies that own vast farms of computer servers dispersed around the country have majority control of the Bitcoin network.
  • Closing a Gender Gap: A Computer Science Immersion Program Aimed at Girls
  • An electric switch powering one of the farms was threaded through an open window.
  • Peter Ng, who owns the mining facility, said the Bitcoin mining machines in his facilities use about 38 megawatts of power, or enough to run a small Chinese city.

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@GillSabrie: “Ever wondered where to find Bitcoins? Take a look. It’s messy.”


A handful of Chinese companies that own vast farms of computer servers dispersed around the country have majority control of the Bitcoin network.


Mining for Bitcoin in China

‘Hactivists’ are trying to reboot democracy from the bottom up with interactive voting apps

  • It was the Argentine capital where the platform was first rolled out in 2012 alongside a political group, the Net Party, which is committed to policies voted for on the DemocracyOS app.
  • Although the Net Party didn’t win any seats in its first election in 2013, the app was trialled by the Argentine Congress where it had some remarkable successes. “
  • DemocracyOS isn’t the only platform that would-be reformers such as Pane can choose from.
  • Pane had been thinking about his own idea for a system of digital democracy for the past few years, since he first heard about DemocracyOS. He decided to contact Pia Mancini directly and she put him in touch with British model-turned-entrepreneur Lily Cole.
  • There’s no point in trying to reinvent the wheel,” he says, “when I can use DemocracyOS and champion this platform in the UK faster.

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@lechappeevolee: “Les hacktivistes rebattent les cartes de la démocratie Le talk @santisiri #echappee16”


At the front of a packed auditorium, a young woman is speaking eloquent English in an Argentinian accent. She’s telling her audience about 19th-century politics and explaining how the phrase “no taxation without representation” came to be coined. She isn’t a university lecturer, and her subject isn’t history. Her name is Pia Mancini, a technology revolutionary who is demanding an end to democracy as we know it.


‘Hactivists’ are trying to reboot democracy from the bottom up with interactive voting apps

Mining for Bitcoin in China

Mining for Bitcoin in China by Gilles Sabrie @GillSabrie via @nytimes

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  • A handful of Chinese companies that own vast farms of computer servers dispersed around the country have majority control of the Bitcoin network.
  • The computers try to unlock new Bitcoins by solving computational problems and serving as accountants for the Bitcoin network.
  • Racks of mining machines line the shelves at a server farm in Guizhou.
  • The machines are used to mine Bitcoin and Ether, a competing virtual currency.

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@btcArtGallery: “Mining for Bitcoin in China by Gilles Sabrie @GillSabrie via @nytimes”


A handful of Chinese companies that own vast farms of computer servers dispersed around the country have majority control of the Bitcoin network.


Mining for Bitcoin in China

kate moss just brought back the 90s’ most iconic sneaker

Kate Moss singlehandedly just brought back 90s @adidas Gazelles with one throwback photo:

  • kate moss just brought back the 90s’ most iconic sneaker
  • In enlisting Moss, adidas is surely hoping for some of the patented Philo Effect that saw its Stan Smiths reissue become literally the only sneaker anyone bought for around five years .
  • 40 floating softly from a portable CD player: Adidas is bringing back ultimate 90s sneaker, The Gazelle.
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  • “Gazelles were THE trainer we all wore in the 90s,” says the model, whose iconic 1993 image in the shoe has been remixed by Instagram artist Doug Abraham ( @bessnyc4 ) for the campaign.

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@i_D: “Kate Moss singlehandedly just brought back 90s @adidas Gazelles with one throwback photo:”


That gum sole you like is going to come back in style.


kate moss just brought back the 90s’ most iconic sneaker

Mining for Bitcoin in China

  • Go to previous slide Go to next slide
  • The gateway to one of two facilities that house machines built to mine new Bitcoins in Guizhou, a province in southeastern China.
  • Closing a Gender Gap: A Computer Science Immersion Program Aimed at Girls
  • A handful of Chinese companies that own vast farms of computer servers dispersed around the country have majority control of the Bitcoin network.
  • China has become the biggest market for Bitcoin, fueling huge investments in mining centers like this one.

Read the full article, click here.


@importantnews6: “Mining for Bitcoin in China”


A handful of Chinese companies that own vast farms of computer servers dispersed around the country have majority control of the Bitcoin network.


Mining for Bitcoin in China

Bitcoin Poker Comparison

  • .komdiv1234 – April 14th, 2016 at 1:57 pm none Comment author #2885 on Bitcoin Poker Comparison by Cryptorials
  • Bitcoin is fast becoming the most popular way to pay for online poker.
  • All of the casino sites listed below feature player vs player (PVP) poker games and are open to players from any country, including the United States.
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  • The possibility of your coins rising in value over time as you hold them has always appealed to the poker spirit.

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Bitcoin poker site comparison and reviews, find the best bonuses, lowest rake and biggest tournaments at a glance. Also Litecoin and other digital currency.


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