Aug 28, 18 / Lib 16, 02 04:32 UTC
Who can become bitcoin miner? ¶
Anyone, as long as you have really fast computers, lots of electricity and love to solve puzzles. The data in each block encoded by the formula can only be unlocked with a trial-and-error guessing operation on a gigantic scale. Miners need to be super-powerful because they have to compete to be the first to crack the code.