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Mining crypto in browser: WebWorkers, GPU, WebAssembly and all the good things to try
Submitted by Denis Radin (@denisradin) on Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Technical level: Intermediate
A year ago an unnamed investor asked me for a consultancy on topic:”If this is possible to mine crypto with JS using website visitors browsers?”. The talk shares some insights / outcome found during the research and gives an idea of what to expect when mining cryptocurrencies using a pool of browser based miners following the idea of using mining as a performance benchmark for different APIs of Web platform.
Mining as a top notch performance benchmark for WebPlatform
What is mining?
How to mine with users browsers?
Mining BitCoin with:
- JS - WebWorkers - WebAssembly - GPU - GPU with optimizations Mining Etherium
Ethics of using visitor resources