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Crypto-currency craze 'hinders search for alien life'

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Crypto-currency craze 'hinders search for alien life'

Scientists listening out for broadcasts by extra-terrestrials are struggling to get the computer hardware they need, thanks to the crypto-currency mining craze, a radio-astronomer has said. Seti (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) researchers want to expand operations at two observatories. However, they have found that key computer chips are in short supply. "We'd like to use the latest GPUs ... and we can't get 'em," said Dan Werthimer. Demand for GPUs has soared recently thanks to crypto-currency mining. "That's limiting our search for extra-terrestrials, to try to answer the question, 'Are we alone? Is there anybody out there?'," Dr Werthimer told...

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Was Bitcoin created by aliens? [Video]

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Was Bitcoin created by aliens? [Video]

Bitcoin comes from outer space, send to us by an alien civilization. I know, that a bold statement to make, but lets investigate that statement together and see whether it could be true or not. I’m not going to explain what bitcoin is, how it works or what it does. I think most of you already are familiar with the main cryptocurrency ruling the cryptocurrency scene today. But I will repeat the fact that we don’t know who created bitcoin. Bitcoin just happened and it took of from there. I’m not going to say it’s a good thing or a...

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