How to Mine Your Own Ether (ETH)

Key steps and takeaways to begin your mining journey

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Here's how to build a small cryptocurrency mining operation so you can get a deeper understanding of the process. Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

We’re in the middle of a cryptocurrency bubble and a non-fungible token (NFT) craze. For context, the price of a Bitcoin (BTC) is bubbling around $56,000. The price of an Ether (ETH) is just over $1,700. That sounds bubbly, but this column is not about financial advice. I’m going to teach you, step by step, how to build a very small cryptocurrency mining operation so you can get a deeper understanding of the process. With this knowledge, you will be able to make some predictions about the future of cryptocurrencies, NFTs and the underlying blockchain technologies that enable them.

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@shellypalmer Adweek opinion contributor Shelly Palmer is CEO of The Palmer Group, a strategic advisory, technology solutions and business development practice focused at the nexus of media and marketing with a special emphasis on machine learning and data-driven decision-making.
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