In two recent job postings on LinkedIn, Jack Dorsey’s Block (formerly Square) revealed the group’s plans to develop “the next generation of mining ASIC,” and make a hardware wallet for the next 100 million Bitcoin (BTC) users.
The two roles are based in the Block’s headquarters in San Francisco and were added to the job posting platform in the past 24 hours.
For the role of the custom digital design lead, the candidate will help “silicon validation of the ASIC and its prototype.” An ASIC is a small machine dedicated to Bitcoin mining and is considered the best option for Bitcoin network security. The new job posting confirms that Block sets out to develop purpose-built ASICs for BTC mining.
The second career is for the hardware wallet’s