Author Archives: Matt Bernier

An idea for a proof of stake coin pool

In my Denver Cryptocurrency meetup, I got an idea for a new kind of pool based on Proof of Stake coins. I have no idea if this exists or not, but I think that it would be awesome to implement. … Continue reading

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What is an altcoin?

Altcoins are any coin that isn’t Bitcoin. There are hundreds of Altcoins such as Litecoin and Dogecoin. There are a million reasons why an altcoin was created. Sometimes, the reason is that someone thought of a new feature or idea … Continue reading

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How do I get a Bitcoin?

Or maybe more aptly, this post should be titled, “How do I get crypto currency?” I will refer to all coins by the more general name, crypto, from here on. This can mean any coin, whether it is Bitcoin, Litecoin, … Continue reading

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Do you know your Crypto Net Worth?

If you invest in multiple coins, or even a single coin with tons of transactions, you know it’s a pain in the ass to keep track of your net worth. If you add in tracking fiat costs/income to see if … Continue reading

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How I am making more money from my mining equipment than I can with multipool

Crypto currency mining is fun, it’s a lot of fun. You buy a machine, plug it into both the internet and electricity, you change a configuration file, and then money starts showing up in your wallet. How could life get any … Continue reading

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What the hell is a bitcoin?

The quick answer Bitcoin is online digital currency. The slightly less quick answer Bitcoin is a decentralized online digital currency that has a built in system for automatically verifying every transaction. The reasons Bitcoin was started are varied, but one of … Continue reading

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How could money transmission get easier?

With services like CoinBase and the plain old blockchain, money transmission couldn’t be easier. You can send money around the world in less than a minute. You can cut out expensive services like Western Union, Money Orders, and thankfully less … Continue reading

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Wikimedia, Bitcoin, and proper reporting of finances to the IRS

Many people in cryptocurrency don’t want to report their finances to the IRS and this is the reason they are in cryptocurrency in the first place. I get it. I really do. The system we have is not the one that … Continue reading

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Potcoin, why it’s interesting and why now is the time to buy or mine

Potcoin purports itself to be the official cryptocurrency of the cannabis community. That’s all well and good, unless you’re willing to jump in and ACTUALLY be THE cryptocurrency of the cannabis community. I’m here to tell you that they are … Continue reading

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How to setup GAWMiners to mine with your computer Windows, Mac, or Linux

Earn more from your miner, by renting it out! If you are looking to buy a new miner, click my referral link to say thanks before you buy! Or checkout ASICPrices.com This is straight from gawminers’ support with a little … Continue reading

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