A secretive bitcoin mining operation in China. $8 million in mining revenue every year and a 360° view of the secretive facility.
Chandler Guo is a Chinese bitcoin entrepreneur and owner of Bitbank, a secretive Chinese mining operation far removed from the control of the Chinese government who haven’t taken a clear stance on the cryptocurrency yet.
Guo comes from a farming family and it is perhaps apt that he is now running a bitcoin farm in an age of virtual currencies. After making his riches from a beef farm, Guo saw potential bitcoin before investing in the equipment required to mine the cryptocurrency.
The following is a 360° video, courtesy of Brit Lab, which sees Guo taking a stroll through his mining facility, tucked away high up between the mountains.
The comprehensive operation with thousands of mining rigs makes for a wiring nightmare, as the video shows. An industrial fan sits between the aisles of rigs, fanning them with cool air or pulling out the heat in a location so high up in the mountains where the air is thin and humans need cans of oxygen to breathe.
The location, presumably, remains a secret.
Image from BBC.