Could a IBM mainframe from the 1960s mine Bitcoin? The idea seemed crazy, so I decided to find out. I implemented the Bitcoin hash algorithm in assembly code for the IBM 1401 and tested it on a working vintage mainframe. It turns out that this computer coul...
We spent the best part of the 20th century buying into an "Us" vs "them" ideology, a triumph of "good" over "evil" when really things are way more grey in hue. While Lucas' vision took us down an ever devolving fairy tale world you can't help but question "Why?" and 'evil empire' does not just come into being, nor does it sustain itself without doing something good, without delivering some benefits.
Here, well I was rooting for the Tie Fighters :D
With a 24mm watch strap on a 22mm watch.
Did something a bit different today. I saw a cheap €8,- watch yesterday, but I liked the canvas watch strap, so I bought it, binned the watch and cut corners out of the 24mm strap to make it for my 22mm adapters. It hasn't turned out perfect (I'm still practising), but the idea is good. Paired with my Star Trek watch face it makes a nice combination.
May the Plus be with you,
- Upton TechnologiesIT Consultant, 2005 - present
- CublaIT Consultant, 2002 - 2005
- NETDOORHelpdesk, 1998 - 2002
- Mississippi CollegeComputer Science, 2000 - 2003
- Holmes Community CollegeComputer Science, 1998 - 1999
- Madison Central High School1994 - 1998
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Buy Tickets Jackson Restaurant Week Kick-Off Party | Eat Jackson!
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