Adventures in Mining Ethereum
Adventures in Mining Ethereum

Adventures in Mining Ethereum

Crypto-investor turned beginner miner. Now thinking about investing in the fine art of graphics-card scalping. :)

Mining Ethereum: Stale Shares? Is it your internet service provider?

29 Mar 2021 4 minute read 0 comments djwestern

What is a Stale Share? When mining crypto your computer will solve certain algorithms.  Once solved, you get shares of whatever crypto you are mining.  However, if your computer freezes or times-out, you do not get credit for that share and it is lis...

NVIDIA Unlocks 3060 For Accident

16 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments djwestern

Good  News for Miners  The good news is that NVIDIA messed up and provided an updated driver that removes restrictions on the use of its 3060 graphics card for cryptocurrency miners.  See article here:  NVIDIA Screw up The bad news is that it is stil...

From China to Kentucky -- Shift in World Wide Crypto-Mining Support

4 Mar 2021 1 minute read 2 comments djwestern

China Bans Crypto Mining Even though China mines over 8% of the world's bitcoin, the CCP has regulated the use of cryptocurrency so much so that it is not considered legal tender for retail payments and the Chinese banking system does not accept it. ...

Is Mining Really Worth It?

25 Feb 2021 3 minute read 0 comments djwestern

Alternate Title -- Should I Just Sell Shovels?   If any of you ever get a chance to travel to northern California, and you are lucky enough to go there when the entire state is not in lockdown, you might consider a visit to Sutter's Mill.  Many loca...