Bitcoining on a 1401

Brent Hilpert hilpert at
Thu May 28 14:31:57 CDT 2015

On 2015-May-28, at 11:12 AM, Fred Cisin wrote:
>>> Is the bitcoin output anywhere close to enough to pay for the costs of
>>> running a 1401?
> On Thu, 28 May 2015, emanuel stiebler wrote:
>> Probably not. Quoting the web page:
>> " ... but so slowly it would take more than the lifetime of the universe to successfully mine a block "
>> ;-)
> Excellent!
> Does anybody have enough 1401s to run them in parallel to speed up the process?

The article mentions the CHM has two 1401s functioning, but I guess halving the time won't help much.

But it was interesting to hear they have two functioning, I previously was aware they had been refurbishing (just) one.

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