Monthly Archives: September 2013

Pitch Drop – The World’s Longest Running Experiment

The University of Queensland in Australia currently holds the Guinness Book of Records title of World’s Longest Running Experiment [1]. It seems that pitch, a brittle black substance often used in the past to water proof boats, behaves like a … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Mining – Ongoing updates

Sunday 20 October 10.30am Personal Assets Balance Unconfirmed Future Expected per block Bitcoins 0.00132969 – 0.00132969 0.00005539 Namecoins 0.11279266 – 0.11279266 0.00011079 Bitcoin value: 0.2373¬†USD Computational Power: 155 Thp/s On Friday afternoon, I moved all the Bitcoin earned into my … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Mining – Early Progress

Yesterday was probably my first mostly full day mining. At this stage the results could best be described as ordinary and some quick calculations suggest that mining isn’t going to make me independently wealthy. At the end of the first … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Mining with Block Eruptor and Mining Pool

I have been playing with Bitcoin for a while now. When I say playing, I mean I have purchased a few Bitcoins on the Mt Gox exchange and have followed the market through its highs and lows making the occasional … Continue reading

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