Cryptocurrency: Costs of Fiat are Unsustainable Not Crypto, VZ Bitcoin Satellite, CloudFlare
gmkarl at gmail.com
Mon May 3 02:35:45 PDT 2021
> Has anybody ever considered the idea of doing otherwise-useful CPU work
> with the power currently expended by computing hashes in Bitcoin mining?
> The most obvious application would be weather forecasting: It could use a
> huge amount of computation, on a continuously ongoing basis, and is
> valuable to every nation on earth. Whether it can be lasso'ed into a
> bitcoin-mining engine, I don't know.
> Jim Bell
Just to answer this directly, yes, a lot of people have had such ideas.
Many have likely been implemented in altchains.
I have software development experience and I would assist a project using
permanent storage and serving of arbitrary community data as its proof of
work. Such a chain could also offer anonymous behavior.
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