What is Bitcoin Mining?

The advent of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies has created a spur amongst the technology enthusiasts. Opening the gates for creating highly diverse ecosystems, applications, and new earning opportunities, Bitcoin mining has always been in the spotlight of the crypto world.

By mining cryptocurrencies, we mean the computational power, time & effort that a miner invests to ‘Mine’ a particular coin. This computing/processing power is pooled by ‘miners’ (who are otherwise individuals operating powerful computers). These miners operate a single or multiple powerful processors (known as ‘mining rigs’) that work on the network to solve complex transactional problems.