I am trying to get started with Cardano. This is a rough log of my adventure and the path I've taken to get started.
I want to put my spare compute to use to earn Cardano. What do I need to do?
It looks like I need to create a public stake pool to really earn. According to this page, I have to first learn how to set up, run, and maintain a Cardano node for 24/7 uptime.
Here's some good info on staking https://iohk.io/en/blog/posts/2020/11/13/the-general-perspective-on-staking-in-cardano/
If I want to delegate my Ada to a cardano stake pool that someone else operates, here are a few links for that: