Mining and Staking

Here you will find our coverage of the basics of cryptocurrency mining and staking. We bring you tutorials, basic concepts, news and analysis.

Cryptocurrency mining is a combination of science and art. In this section we hope to provide you with the basic information you need to understand and, perhaps, get started producing your own crypto.

The 33 most profitable Proof of Stake (PoS) coins for 2020 by @Gal
In this article we take a look at several Proof of Stake (PoS) coins for investors building passive income streams. With the DeFi craze causing extremely high Ethereum fees, more ...
A Jormungandr jcli Cryptonomicon – Staking Pool Commands and Stuff by @Gal
In this article, we'll take a look at jormungandr and ended up compiling notes, some commonly used commands and other stuff learned while researching how to run a Cardano staking...
ELI5 What is an adversarial Cardano staking pool? by @Gal
If you've been following recent Cardano staking discussions then you've probably seen or heard the term adversarial staking pool. What does it mean, exactly, to be an adversari...
ELI5 What is Honeyminer? by Gal Crypto
Honeyminer is an automatic multiple coin mining program that pays users to use their spare computing power. Honeyminer Software The MS Windows based software will run in the...
Alpereum Ethereum Mining Pool [Closed 2017] by Gal Crypto
Alpereum was an Ethereum mining pool that ran from May 2016 to late 2017. As of November 2017 Bitcointalk users reported that the pool had likely been shut down. No unfair p...
ELI5 Hydro Mining: generate your own electrical power for crypto mining! by @Gal
Hydro mining is a general term which refers to the use of hydraulic power in the cryptocurrency mining process. It is generally considered to be related to green energy by attempt...
SHA256: Larger Bitcoin blocks could make mining more expensive by @Gal
It seems like the large block discussion has been all but pacified, but there's an issue that didn't receive as much attention as it should have: the mining cost for larger blocks...
ELI5 : How to mine NEO by @Gal
Many cryptocurrency newbies ask us how to mine NEO. This is a recurring question, so we decided to write a short post to clarify how to properly obtain NEO cryptocurrency. M...
Bitcoin Gold: Bitcoin reaches block 491407 by @Gal
Block 491407 has been reached, marking the last checkpoint for the launch of Bitcoin Gold. Snapshot time! pic.twitter.com/3nt2a1PDQK— Bitcoin Gold (@bitcoingold) October 24, ...
Cogenero COG Token: Mobile Cogeneration Mining Platform by @Gal
August 2020 Update This project seems to have been abandoned. The last activity on its Telegram group took place 2 years ago: Last activity on Twitter also took place mo...