Scott, Author at Bitsonline


Scott is the Editor-in-Chief and content manager at, and was Editor-in-Chief at News and Bitcoinist (until December 2016) plus Inside Bitcoins, and others. He began Bitcoin mining in 2010, becoming a prominent figure in that community. He turned to cryptocurrency journalism in 2013 after a spinal injury left him disabled, and he remains active in mining and other discussions. Scott has over 20 years of IT, Systems and Network Administration, and Business Management experience — which he now applies to his volunteer work in the Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency industry.

November 23, 2018 by Scott 0 Comment
Squirrels Research Labs’ Acorn FPGA Accelerators Start Shipping After Delays

Squirrels Research Labs (SQRL),  a part of the Squirrels Inc. along with Squirrels LLC, announced an FPGA accelerator called "Acorn" that...

September 30, 2018 by Scott 1 Comment
Another Solid Miner: Antminer Z9 Mini ZCash Mining ASIC Review

Bitmain recently made waves with its announcement of its new 7nm BM 1391 ASIC for Bitcoin SHA-256 mining. They've been...

September 19, 2018 by Scott 0 Comment
Rockminer Returns to a Changed Bitcoin World – Interview with Alex Lam

Rockminer will be a familiar name to those who have been on the Bitcoin mining scene for more than a...

May 18, 2018 by Scott 0 Comment
How to Build a Decentralized Exchange: Interview With

Decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges are one of the community's most eagerly-anticipated applications. Now is set to bring one online in...

April 16, 2018 by Scott 0 Comment
Halong Delivers Again: DragonMint B52 Blake2b Siacoin ASIC Miner Review

We promised you reviews of all the hottest mining gear in 2018, and Bitsonline keeps its promises! Today we're trying...

April 8, 2018 by Scott 0 Comment
Let the Decred ASIC Mining Begin! Our Review of the DragonMint B29 Blake 256

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining has been a highly debated hot button issue over the last couple years, with most of...

April 4, 2018 by Scott 0 Comment
Behold, the Halong DragonMint T1 Bitcoin Miner Is Real. Here’s Our Review

There has been much confusion, skepticism and outright disbelief about the Halong DragonMint T1 Bitcoin ASIC miners. So what's the...

March 28, 2018 by Scott 0 Comment
Baikal Giant N Cryptonight ASIC Miner Review: Good Machine but Monero Miners Beware

Several manufacturers have been creating ASICs for many algorithms. Baikal, one of the first to create an X11 ASIC, has...