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The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

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The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

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Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident. In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

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