Bitcoins are mined using a cryptographic algorithm called SHA-256. This algorithm is simple enough to be done with pencil and paper, as I show in this video.
Research project for CSIS 2810 Sources: Choosing BOINC Projects. BOINC. Berkeley, n.d. Web. 23 Oct. 2015. Nakamoto, Satoshi. Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer .
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