Cryptocurrency: Costs of Fiat are Unsustainable Not Crypto, VZ Bitcoin Satellite, CloudFlare

Karl gmkarl at
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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