Like so many tech trends, once something becomes mainstream it simply loses its appeal. I started DIY mining years ago but quickly figured out that the cost of the hardware, maintenance and most importantly my electricity bill made it a potentially high overhead experiment.
With some many active serious investors hunting for crypto currency, the energy costs are ramping up.
This report suggests that in a few short months it will no longer be feasible to mine cryptocurrency. Hopefully, the masses will get the heads-up and go back to what they were doing before the media hype.