It used to be you could mine bitcoins with a PC, but as competition has grown it takes a bit more coin to mine them. This facility is being built in Hong Kong, in hopes of mining enough Bitcoins to pay for all the equipment.
GQ Magazine sent office building Wells Tower on the road, to take a look at the current crop of gold prospectors in California. Despite Tower’s discouragement of the value of gold, the story is full of optimistic people who have been making a living in the gold business. As wise businesspeople, they might not be the ones digging the gold out of the ground, but they’re certainly making enough dollars to create a stash of shiny gold with their profits off selling claims and supporting the wily 49ers willing to take the risk and look for gold themselves.