How the Ethereum Developers hold the Network Hostage and Why It needs to do so.

The Iceage, no not the movie with the cute squirrel in it, the Ethereum Iceage. Elegantly known as the Difficulty Bomb. In short, The Ethereum Difficulty bomb is a tool that at a certain block…


“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein

I sit in front of my computer monitor watching prices fluctuate up, down, anticipating the best time to sell. Should I sell? I mean prices can only go higher from here, I think to myself. If…


By Theodor Ghannam on The Capital

RX470 4GB Mining Edition

When Ethereum Launched with Eth-Hash algorithm the DAG was added as a way to deter ASIC manufacture by increasing the memory requirements needed to run. In late 2016 we saw it’s first real effect when 2GB GPUs stopped mining on the blockchain around Epoch #93 when DAG reached 1.75GB. In…


By Theodor Ghannam on The Capital

How it all begin…

I feel compelled to write. As PoW Cryptocurrency mining is a great passion of mine(You can read my story how I started here). I’ve spent hours, days, months, tending to my Cryptomining farm ran out of my garage. I’d sit, turn on Iheart Radio to ’80s/90’s classic rock, then start…


A short story about how millions were never made and the lesson learned.

This isn’t a story about how I made my millions mining BTC in the early years, sitting with my beautiful model wife, garage full of Lambos on my private yacht. This is a story about me which…


By a miner, for the miners!

As of the last Developers call on March 15, 2019, and on R/Ethereum ProgPoW has been confirmed for Ethereum. As of 03/26/2019 no hard-fork date(Update: ProgPoW is scheduled for Istanbul) is set and the audit is still pending by Least Authority. As an Ethereum…


Benchmark lessons learned from AMD’s RX480.

An update

First a quick update I’ve been running my benchmarks for ProgPoW comparing 0.9.2 and 0.9.3 specs hashrate. I’m working on getting a full suite of GPU tests for the community. I hoping to get this released sometime this month, but like my…


My small GPU Farm

End of Era, beginning of another.

As the new year rolls in all crypto miners are facing rough times right now. It’s in these rough times that we must keep vigilant on everything. What’s the next coin coming out? What’s the best mining software? Finally, most importantly, what coins are changing algorithms? …

Theodor Ghannam

A Hardware Analyst, Cryptominer, and a nobody.

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