The Task of Bitcoin Miners

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From the course by Princeton University
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies
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Princeton University

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies

742 ratings
From the lesson
Bitcoin Mining
We already know that Bitcoin relies crucially on mining. But who are the miners? How did they get into this? How do they operate? What's the business model like for miners? What impact do they have on the environment?

Meet the Instructors

  • Arvind Narayanan
    Arvind Narayanan
    Assistant Professor
    Computer Science