[FoRK] bitcoins vs. alchemy

Joseph S. Barrera III j3 at barrera.org
Wed Dec 5 18:05:29 PST 2012


On 12/5/2012 5:26 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
 > Don't bother reading, there's too much, I'll sum up.
 > They've arbitrarily decided that people with FPGAs and GPGPUs are 
cheating, so they are devaluing the ability to mine value.

Wow. Is there any analog to that in the physical gold world? Any such 
that I can think of are easily circumvented. But maybe with bitcoins 
it's different. After all, gold is perfectly fungible, and bears no 
timestamps.

- Joe



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