Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently mentioned that his 11 year old son was mining Ethereum using the families home PC.
According to Business Insider, it is reported that Pichai was corrected by his son when talking about BTC saying “I was talking about something about bitcoin, and my son clarified what I was talking about was Ethereum. He’s 11 years old. And he told me he’s mining it.”
Google Co-founder Sergey Brin has also previous mentioned that his son has also been mining Ethereum.
Pichai mentioned that his son is using their home computer that the CEO built himself, to mine Ethereum. Pachai also explained that he needed to teach his son about how the monetary system works and how banks work, concluding that it was a good conversation to have with his son who “understood Ethereum better than how paper money works”
Mining cryptocurrencis appears to becoming of interest to the younger generations, who will ultimately be the next breed of cryptocurrency and blockchain advocates in the future. It is a good thing to see the yough getting involved in crypto so young and driving adoption.