Why Iceland is Perfect for Crypto Mining

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15 Things You Didn't Know About Iceland

15 Things You Didn't Know About Iceland | Travel Tuesdays SUBSCRIBE to ALUX: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNjPtOCvMrKY5eLwr_-7eUg?sub_confirmation=1 10 Most Beautiful Islands In The World: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6S53GdThgQ Top 15 Exotic Destinations: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNWvGGHfUWs Iceland Travel Guilde: https://amzn.to/2HJ72rB In this Alux.com video we'll try to answer the following questions: Where is Iceland? Is Iceland worth visiting? What to visit when in Iceland? When is the best time to visit Iceland? Is Iceland expensive? What can you do in Iceland? How big is Iceland? Is Iceland safe? What can you do in Iceland? What are the best Iceland facts? Is Iceland expensive to live in? What is Iceland like? How expensive it is to visit Iceland? What is the best iceland documentary? What are some things people don't know about Iceland? What should you see in Iceland? Is Iceland in the EU? Is Iceland in Europe? Who is the richest man in Iceland? How expensive is a hotel in ICELAND? #alux #travel #iceland WATCH MORE VIDEOS ON ALUX.COM! Most Expensive Things: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ay0u3dJRZas&list=PLP35LyTOQVIu4tNnitmhUqIjySwUhfOyl Luxury Cars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5GhenZZs1k&index=1&list=PLP35LyTOQVItrVHGzdB9KY-Sbjq4gU-Ym Becoming a Billionaire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Skwfwf2SNpw&index=6&list=PLP35LyTOQVIsO8kOTx8-YOgwkGvrPtJ3M World's Richest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAy_G-1JF74&index=1&list=PLP35LyTOQVIvthSKr0S3JdjWw3qA9foBa Inspiring People: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMjO3Gg45pM&list=PLP35LyTOQVItaKCX5o3yaje6_H9D-GuEM Travel the World: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Blsz2JbdgM&t=2s&index=23&list=PLP35LyTOQVIt823Sy_C3-166RLzONbw6W Dark Luxury: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch7JWVk8Ldk&index=6&list=PLP35LyTOQVIvQU6lzpW5_lryMmdB6zncU Celebrity Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuhPRVdDli0&list=PLP35LyTOQVIuJuINlyvSU2VvP6pk9zjUk Businesses & Brands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xr2YdBz2uWk&list=PLP35LyTOQVIv0fNwEgqmkrDd9d9Nkl7dz - Follow us on INSTAGRAM for amazing visual inspiration: https://www.instagram.com/alux/ & Don't miss the latest Luxury News only on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ealuxe --- Alux.com is the largest community of luxury & fine living enthusiasts in the world. We are the #1 online resource for ranking the most expensive things in the world and frequently refferenced in publications such as Forbes, USAToday, Wikipedia and many more, as the GO-TO destination for luxury content! Our website: https://www.alux.com is the largest social network for people who are passionate about LUXURY! Join today! SUBSCRIBE so you never miss another video: https://goo.gl/KPRQT8 -- To see how rich is your favorite celebrity go to: https://www.alux.com/networth/ -- For businesses inquiries we're available at: https://www.alux.com/contact/

10 BIGGEST FAILS OF THE MOST FAMOUS COMPANIES

BRAIN TIME ► https://goo.gl/tTWgH2 It's no secret that even the biggest, coolest companies can epically fail. Well, firstly, we are all human, and secondly, when hundreds or thousands of people work on a product, someone will surely make a mistake. Just imagine, what if, for example, someone brought a MacBook to the launch of a new Microsoft product and put it in the most visible place? Yes, it would be a real scandal! In any case, here we have ten of the most epic fails of the big companies.

Making rent in Silicon Valley

The promise of Silicon Valley’s gig economy can sound appealing - like freedom from a corporate schedule, opportunities to make any idea a reality... In reality, blue collar independent contractors at tech companies like Facebook and Google work long hours for low pay and struggle to make rent in an area where the average one bedroom goes for over $2,000 a month. Neha visits the Silicon Valley area to learn how gig economy workers are making ends meet in the most expensive area of the country. We reached out to Facebook, Google and the security company Allied Universal several times for comment. Facebook was the only one who responded. Below is their statement: Statement: “Our vendor workers are valued members of our community. We are committed to providing a safe, fair, work environment to everyone who helps Facebook bring the world closer together, including vendor employees and contingent workers.”– Facebook Spokesperson SOURCES & FURTHER READING Tech’s Invisible Workforce https://wpusa.org/files/reports/TechsInvisibleWorkforce.pdf Tech's top five now worth more than $3 trillion http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/31/investing/apple-google-alphabet-microsoft-amazon-facebook-tech/index.html California's top court makes it more difficult for employers to classify workers as independent contractors http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-independent-contract-20180430-story.html CREDITS Producer: Neha Shastry Camera: Ilie Mitaru Editor: Michelle Pomeroy Supervising Producer: Allison Brown Follow Beme on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bemenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/bemeapp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialbeme/

Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine

Subscribe to Motherboard Radio today! http://apple.co/1DWdc9d In October of last year Motherboard gained access to a massive, secretive Bitcoin mine housed within a repurposed factory in the Liaoning Province in rural northeast China. This is the infrastructure that keeps the digital currency’s decentralized network up and running, and its operators are profiting big time. The mine we visited is just one of six sites owned by a secretive group of four people, part of a colossal mining operation that, as of our visit, cumulatively generated 4,050 bitcoins a month, equivalent to a monthly gross of $1.5 million. Read more on Motherboard - http://bit.ly/Chinese-Bitcoin-Mine Up Next: The Beaver Slayers of Patagonia - http://bit.ly/Beaver-Slayers Subscribe to MOTHERBOARD: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-To-MOTHERBOARD Follow MOTHERBOARD Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv Twitter: http://twitter.com/motherboard Tumblr: http://motherboardtv.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/motherboardtv More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

Should the future be cashless?

If all our transactions went digital, how would that impact privacy, crime, convenience, and cost? Lou explores the pros and cons of a cashless society, and how a move away from cash in India and Sweden may offer some clues. SOURCES & FURTHER READING Bhaskar Chakravorti on India’s demonetization https://hbr.org/ideacast/2018/06/when-india-killed-off-cash-overnight Bhaskar Chakravorti on hidden expenses related to cash https://hbr.org/2014/06/the-hidden-costs-of-cash Brett Scott on banks “nudging” us towards going cashless https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/19/cashless-society-con-big-finance-banks-closing-atms Interview with Kenneth Rogoff on The Curse of Cash https://www.npr.org/2016/09/01/492288888/the-curse-of-cash-makes-case-for-a-world-without-paper-money Cashless privacy risks and Operation Choke Point https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/04/cashless-society/477411/ Haigh’s paper on the origins of the “cashless society” notion https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/C043B7864C290051B7210F1BA168EDC7/S1467222700000057a.pdf/how_the_future_shaped_the_past_the_case_of_the_cashless_society.pdf Study on how people are willing to pay more with credit over cash https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1008196717017 CREDITS Writer: Louis Foglia Editor: m.cho Researcher: Page Ellerson Supervising Producer: Allison Brown Follow Beme on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bemenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/bemeapp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialbeme/

Iceland is rapidly becoming a hub for cryptocurrency mining. Jake and Jack traveled there to find out why...turns out, it's got a lot to do with the weather. Plus, they get a look inside Iceland's largest cryptocurrency mine and meet the young entrepreneur making millions off it.


Sources & Further Reading:

Genisis Mines
https://www.genesis-mining.com/

Bitcoin energy use in Iceland:
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43030677


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