The difference between beanie-babies and crypto is that anyone can create more crypto, using a technique known as mining. Crypto mining is basically using the algorithm to produce your own CCs from nothing, which seems like an incredible way to earn money. Unfortunately, the set up costs and return on this investment is very, very low for the average user.
To mine any cryptocurrency, a high end graphics card (or 30) is needed to run the complex simulations. This has led to a massive hike in GPU cost worldwide, with the market now being dominated by miners instead of editors, gamers, and designers.
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