I didn’t really have a good reason to choose dogecoin, other than it was cheap, easy to mine given the difficulty
, and has a community that does not take itself seriously
. This was a learning endeavor, and given my non-seriousness about the whole thing, dogecoin fit the bill nicely.
Even though dogecoin has a lighthearted air to it, it is indeed a full-fledged cryptocurrency, based upon litecoin that uses scrypt as the proof-of-work algorithm.“…