Baha, this article is ridiculous. Also, I don't even want to know how long it took to write SHA-256 in assembly.

"To summarize, to mine a block at current difficulty, the IBM 1401 would take about 5x10^14 years (about 40,000 times the current age of the universe). The electricity would cost about 10^18 dollars. And you'd get 25 bitcoins worth about $6000."
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