Amid the scaling frenzy, this astonishing fact is often overlooked: The Bitcoin network hashrate has DOUBLED in the last 5 months, tripled in the last 9 months, and now sits at over 5 Exahash/s. That’s 5,000,000,000,000,000,000 hashes every second… with no signs of slowing down. To the moon!

Submitted June 20, 2017 at 11:37AM by MotherSuperiour
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