July 25th, 2018
Imagine if all the energy consumed by mining Bitcoin were used for SETI@home instead.
Or maybe that’s the solution to the Fermi paradox: the Great Filter is cryptocurrencies.
That sounds like Gridcoin / BOINC :-) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gridcoin
thanks for making me aware of this paradox! i found this article and it is a fascinating read - and it has so much science fiction it it - love it :) waitbutwhy.com/2014/05/fermi-…