Re: [Wikimedia-l] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-11-01 Thread Father Of Lies
That is a complete useless responds. Bitcoin, Litecoin and all are no piramide games. Sent from my iPhone > On 1 Nov 2018, at 11:57, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > > Hoi, > Bitcoin and its ilk rely on an overabundance of energy. In this day and age > the speculation of these "currencies" is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-11-01 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Bitcoin and its ilk rely on an overabundance of energy. In this day and age the speculation of these "currencies" is irresponsible. The best attack on this pyramide game is to stay away from it. Thanks, GerardM On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 at 10:38, Robert Rohde wrote: > > What is a 51% attack?

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Muj(lh)eres latinoamericanas en Wikimedia

2018-11-01 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] Muj(lh)eres latinoamericanas en Wikimedia [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to engage Latin American women as contributors on all Wikimedia projects, to narrow the gender gap, and to foster a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-11-01 Thread Robert Rohde
> What is a 51% attack? A 51% attack is when a single malicious entity controls >51% of the computing power being used to validate the blockchain of a particular digital currency. Blockchain-based digital currencies rely on a consensus of computing participants acting in good faith to verify

Re: [Wikimedia-l] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-11-01 Thread James Salsman
Geni, it's the "Day of the Dead" now so I want to attempt to resurrect this thread. Is FoldingCoin still vulnerable to a 51% attack? What is a 51% attack? Do you think it is reasonable for the Foundation to convert bitcoin to FoldingCoin as part of its program to source clean electricity? Best