The humble university dorm is a place for students taking their undergraduate degrees to study, rest, make new friends, host wild dorm parties and, of course, mine Bitcoin (BTC).
A master’s student in market research and self-described “data guy,” Blake Kaufman, has hooked up an S9 Bitcoin miner to the Bitcoin network.
He won the S9 miner in a raffle at a mid-Michigan Bitcoin meetup and immediately set about learning how to use it.
Blake has consistently shown up to every https://t.co/2Q6OuIwW4O event with at least one friend, a tremendous attitude, and unmatched enthusiasm.
Glad you won the S9 raffle!
Hash away at those KYC free sats, and enjoy the heat this winter! https://t.co/AQNzDjnDGC
— Mid-Michigan Bitcoin (@517Bitcoin) November 17, 2022
During a video call with Cointelegraph, Blake joked that he knew next to nothing about mining prior to the raffle. The moment he won, he raced to the nearest place offering a power cable and an ethernet connection to try it out, his dad’s office.
“We turned it on, never hearing one [an S9] before. And if you know, when they…