If there was any doubt that that the bitcoin network is gaining traction, let this next story serve as food for thought. The bitcoin network hash rate has surpassed the 10 peta hash mark.
For the ordinary Joe, what does this mean? Well, not too much aside from the fact that the bitcoin network has a huge amount of power behind it. For miners, this means a whole new level of difficulty, and a whole new array of bitcoin miners that trump previous iterations.
It’s not a stretch to say that not many of us expected the network to grow this rapidly, but it most certainly has. What will 2014 have in store? (via Reddit.com)