Author Topic: Pen and paper mining  (Read 379 times)

Offline jackg

Pen and paper mining
« on: December 21, 2018, 07:54:59 PM »
http://www.righto.com/2014/09/mining-bitcoin-with-pencil-and-paper.html

Apparently, using cognition (and a pen and paper) to mine, you can reach 0.67 hashes per day speeds!
« Last Edit: December 21, 2018, 07:56:57 PM by jackg »

Offline Jet Cash

Re: Pen and paper mining
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2018, 07:30:22 AM »
That's a great way to understand the basics. It's well worth working through it, even if it is not practical for actual mining. If anyone comes up with a new super-fast algo, please post it here for us. :)

Offline jackg

Re: Pen and paper mining
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2018, 11:51:45 AM »
That's a great way to understand the basics. It's well worth working through it, even if it is not practical for actual mining. If anyone comes up with a new super-fast algo, please post it here for us. :)

If you have python installed, the hashlib library might hold the solution to doing it faster...