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Due to the recent publicity in the mainstream media about Bitcoin hitting the all-time high of $58,000 per coin many new people are looking into cryptocurrency for the first time and considering buying their first coins, but which coins should you buy? Is it safe to buy Bitcoin? What about other coins like Ethereum?

What should I buy, when should I buy, and when should I sell, are some of the most common questions I hear whenever the topic of conversation turns to cryptocurrency. Of course, it should be mentioned that after all the media publicity about Bitcoin a major…

As someone who used to mine Bitcoin using a single computer with a single graphics card about 10 years ago, I can tell you that mining cryptocurrency has come a long way.

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What is cryptocurrency mining? Essentially it is a process where the transactions made with a certain coin are verified by a decentralized group of computers. This record of transactions is known as the blockchain, and verifying the blockchain is called mining.

If you check online you will see that many people say that it is nearly impossible for a regular person to get into crypto mining today. Is…


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