News El Salvador Plans to Build a 'Bitcoin City' Near a Volcano

samopa

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Somebody, please stop this man, before GPU price sky rocketed to absurdity, and we all back to pre-3dfx era.
 

husker

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I think I missed the part where it is demonstrated that we can convert energy from a volcano into electricity. I know there is extensive use of geothermal energy, particularly in Iceland, but I think the engineering to reliably harness the energy from a volcano has yet to be developed.
That is, other than the secret lair of Dr. Evil. His lair was in a volcano where he was mining for "One million bitcoin!"
 

JfromNucleon

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Somebody, please stop this man, before GPU price sky rocketed to absurdity, and we all back to pre-3dfx era.
I get where you're coming from, but BTC mining has long been unprofitable to mine on GPU. The one most popularly mined on a GPU rn, is Ethereum
 

JarredWaltonGPU

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I get where you're coming from, but BTC mining has long been unprofitable to mine on GPU. The one most popularly mined on a GPU rn, is Ethereum
Except tools like Nicehash will mine Ether and pay you in BTC, which effectively means you can mine Bitcoin with a GPU. All the crypto coins that can be mined are largely linked to BTC/ETH prices.
 

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The title says near a volcano. For those who thought El Salvador might build a city in Hawaii, or near a volcano somewhere else, the subtitle clarifies that El Salvador will build the city near a volcano in its own country.
Apologies. I thought most people could reasonably assume that countries normally build cities within their own territory, so no such clarification would be needed. Maybe I was wrong.
 

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