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Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine


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The mine we visited is just one of six sites owned by a secretive group of four people, part of a colossal mining operation that, as of our visit, cumulatively generated 4,050 bitcoins a month, equivalent to a monthly gross of $1.5 million.

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GEEZ.

It reminds me of the old World of Warcraft mining shops, only at much greater scale.

I'm curious what happens as Bitcoin is increasingly not worth the energy it takes to mine.

The sound of a thousand computer fans running is terrifying.

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