From Video Gaming to Blockchain: The Origins of GPU Cryptocurrency Mining

The origins of cryptocurrency mining trace back to the dawn of Bitcoin, when GPU mining rapidly replaced less efficient CPU mining. Graphics cards designed for video gaming proved far superior at the parallel processing required for crypto mining algorithms. This discovery transformed the GPU into essential mining hardware, kickstarting an industrial crypto arms race and cementing the graphics card's legacy in the early days of cryptocurrency GPU mining.

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How to Build Your First GPU Mining Rig From Start to Finish

This comprehensive beginner's guide covers building your first GPU cryptocurrency mining rig from start to finish. It explains the benefits of GPU mining over CPU or ASIC options, and provides specific component recommendations including GPUs, motherboard, RAM, storage, power supply, riser cards, and frame for optimal mining performance. Steps are provided for physical assembly, installing and configuring mining software like HiveOS or Windows, first time configuration, benchmarking and optimizing GPU speeds, troubleshooting issues, and best practices for maintenance and monitoring of your rig for maximum mining profits.

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Book Review: Gaia’s Garden, Second Edition, 2009

Gaia's Garden offers practical, in-depth guidance on permaculture techniques for creating sustainable and productive home gardens. Learn eco-friendly methods for soil health, pest control, polycultures, food forests, natural building, and more.

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5 Surprising Benefits of Growing Comfrey in Your Garden

Comfrey is an unsung hero for gardens. Its deep roots pull up nutrients that create powerful comfrey fertilizer, compost, mulch and tea. Comfrey benefits your garden's health by accumulating nutrients, attracting pollinators, and deterring pests. Growing comfrey helps boost yields, enhance soil, and support companion planting.

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The Date That Will Live in Infamy: The Attack on Pearl Harbor

Sunday, December 7, 1941 began calmly for the servicemen at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Then at 7:55 AM, Japanese planes filled the sky, shattering the peace with explosions. Battleship Row bore the brunt as bombs and torpedoes rained down. The USS Arizona sank in minutes, killing 1,177 men still aboard. Shock and devastation marked a date that would "live in infamy."

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