Bitcoin Miner Taps Dad’s Power Plant in Virtual Money Hunt: Tech


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By Jason Clenfield and Pavel Alpeyev


Photographer: Yuriko Nakao/BloombergAlex Wilhem, a bitcoin miner, poses for a photograph in front of his computer, set up to mine crypto-currencies to…


Photographer: Yuriko Nakao/BloombergAlex Wilhem, a bitcoin miner, looks at his computer set up to mine crypto-currencies to exchange into bitcoins, at his house in Tokyo.


Photographer: Yuriko Nakao/BloombergAlex Wilhem, a bitcoin miner, looks at his computer, set up to mine crypto-currencies to exchange into bitcoins, at his house in Tokyo.


Photographer: Yuriko Nakao/BloombergAlex Wilhem, a bitcoin miner, is silhouetted in front of his computer, set up to mine crypto-currencies to exchange…


Photographer: Yuriko Nakao/BloombergThe status of remote computers set up to mine crypto-currencies to exchange into bitcoins are shown on a computer..

In the five years since bitcoin was created, the hunt for them has consumed enough electricity to keep the Eiffel Tower lit for 260 years. One man’s way around the…

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