Archive - February 2018

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GPU Prices for February 24
2
Blockchain Bad Actors
3
A Tenacious Bitcoin Roller Coaster
4
Fees Invadetokens and FUD
5
The Fork in the Road is the Wrong Fork
6
It’s time for Commodity Hardware Mining

GPU Prices for February 24

The prices below are rather raw.  I’m really hoping to add some true comparison data in the near future, and a process by which other cards are submitted.

Moving forward I’m also planning on adding comparisons for used cards, though, not sure the strength of that market as of yet.

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Blockchain Bad Actors

This week there is a flurry of news around a number of bad actors in the world community who are moving forward with plans to create their own cryptocurrency, or that they are moving forward with plans of doing the same.  The names of these countries are on the US’s sanctions list, and at least for a while have been under legal pressure from world governments because they frankly don’t like to live by the rules, or at least the moral code of ethics we declare we live by.

But I digress.

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A Tenacious Bitcoin Roller Coaster

If we look at the cartoon coin riding the roller coaster there are a number of take aways we can glean.

1. At this point in the ‘game’ if you’re not up for risk than what are you doing here.

2. With this risk there is still incredible gains to be made, if you can ride out the losses.

3. It’s fun? Or, it will be fun? Or ‘oh yeah’ it’s crazy fun!

 

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Fees Invadetokens and FUD

Unless you’ve been under rock these past number of years you’ve probably heard about hacks, scams, losses, horrible service, scary times, end of the world, as far as it goes with Cryptocurrency Platforms for purchasing / trading BTC, ETH, BTH and many others.  This week is no different as it goes with Coinbase.

 

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The Fork in the Road is the Wrong Fork

Though there are probably many of us who have received Lotto tickets for Christmas, based on the skyrocketing values of BTC, ETH and the like we probably wouldn’t have minded receiving crypto currency.

Though, that season has passed, and what to do for donations? Hey brother, could you spare a Bitcoin? Fidelity:

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It’s time for Commodity Hardware Mining

The mining situation is causing major strain on the electrical grid, and our wallets, but all that aside, It’s controlled by the GPU companies and it’s time for Open Source to find a solution.

I started with Linux in late ( LATE ) 90’s and I’ll never forget how shocked I was by what I could do with ‘free’ software.

 

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