In China’s Hinterlands, Workers Mine Bitcoin for a Digital Fortune | NYT

In China’s Hinterlands, Workers Mine Bitcoin for a Digital Fortune; Cao Li, Giulia Marchi; In The New York Times (NYT); 2017-09-13.
Teaser: One of the largest sources of Bitcoin can be found in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, despite Chinese skepticism over its potential for risk.

tl;dr → needed: cheap labor, cheap power.

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  • A travel log;
    • Color images are shown
    • People, who are workers in the mines, operators are named.
  • Inner Mongolia, a region of China
    Inner Mongolia, is not located Mongolia (the country)

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