Cryptocurrency production can be a little confusing for people that are just getting into the crypto world.
Unlike fiat currencies that get printed on a piece of paper, digital currencies have to be mined in order to become available to users. When people saw that cryptocurrencies are rising in value, they immediately started to mine so they can earn some bitcoins or other tokens. They started buying expensive equipment for the job but it led them to a bizarre usage of the graphics processing units.
Most independent users started purchasing GPUs so they can improve their mining capabilities and all the graphics card producers such as Nvidia and Intel experienced a surge in sales. However, these mining jobs deteriorated fast and miners started losing the potential benefits they had at the beginning. To try and get back what the miners lost, some of them started selling GPUs but a lot of them saw this as an opportunity and now the cost of new GPUs is in a downward trend so it’s even more difficult for them to get their investment back.
The co-founder of Leonardo Render, a company that provides its customers with an alternative way of using their excess GPU explains:
‘’ Now they have a piece of hardware that is worth half of the purchase value, so selling is a desperate but at least in an option to recover part of the initial investment’’.
Other companies are finding new technologies like artificial intelligence so they can provide researches affordable GPU by harnessing former crypto miners’ capabilities. GPU is a very flexible hardware so various use cases are not beginning to evolve. It’s clear that the era of mining is coming to an end, and GPU users are now willing to try different approaches.
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“Similar to 2015, 2019 may be the year of accumulation.’’Another crypto researcher Willy Woo said that while a crash of bitcoin to $3,122 could lead to an increase in volume, it won’t show signs of starting of the accumulation period. He pointed out:
‘’Despite the technical setup that suggests bullishness is possible, there’s not a lot on-chain volume to fuel a prolonged up move. What we saw in the last 7 weeks was a spike of on-chain volume driven by volatility, coins moving to exchanges to trade. The initial volume spike false signalled a faster detox and an earlier end to the bear market, but in fact it was a volatility side effect. That move from $6k to $3k created immense trade volume, but it was in no way a signal that accumulation volume had begun.’’Until evidence for the accumulation of crypto assets shows up, there are still expectations of high volatility levels.
Scott Galloway Of UCLA Believes Crypto Will Get Worse In 2019
‘’VR and crypto go from bad to worse. AI fails to live up to the hype. 3D printing rises from the ashes. Smart cameras become a hot category.’’His assessment seems to be accurate but can the crypto market prove to be the odd one out? This can be so since many industries are really committed to the crypto sector. Companies such as Fidelity, ICE, and Nasdaq have funded at least five projects in the crypto space over the past year. Venture capitalist Jim Breyer even said:
“So many of the very best computer scientists and deep learning Ph.D. students and postdocs are working on blockchain because they have so much fundamental interest in what blockchain can mean. You don’t want to bet against the best and brightest in the world.’’
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"Bitcoin created the ability to send money around the globe cheaply and easily without having to trust a third party," Krug was confident.He also went on to discuss several revolutions in the past, from the information revolution triggered by printing press up to the telegram, telephone, radio, television and finally, the Internet. When asked about finance, Krug believes that the industry has made leaps of progress such as increases in execution speeds, online user interfaces, brokers etc. However, he stated that a financial revolution powered by the blockchain could advance us into a next era where money, value and finance will all be coordinated thanks to crypto.
"This infrastructure will be borderless, cheap, quick, and, most importantly, will let people trade on things they’ve never been able to exchange before, and if markets for those don’t exist yet, it’ll let them create it," Krug concluded.
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