British created mining farm powered by breathing

Researcher at the Institute of Network Cultures created the mining device, powered by people's breath
11 January 2018   1012

Max Dovey from Britain designed a spirometer, with which it is possible to mine cryptocurrency from the air. This is reported by Motherboard.

The spirometer measures the volume of inhaled and exhaled air and hashes this data. Then this information enters the computer, which is one of the links in the blockchain. One breath allows the computer to perform a thousand computational operations, the number of which depends not only on the number of breaths, but also on the intensity of breathing.

Mining by Breathing
Mining by Breathing 
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Mining by Breathing 2
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Mining by Breathing 3

The device supports only Monero crypto currency mining, but is not able to get really many coins: per second 500 million of these computing operations in the world are made.

At the same time, Max Dovey explained that his invention is not aimed at making money. The main purpose of the device is to show people that mining, which leads to a sharp increase in energy consumption in the world, has other ways of development.

Turning the act of breathing into an active miner on the blockchain network encourages us to consider more sustainable and psychological methods to maintain blockchains.

Max Dorvey

Creator or Spirometr

Created last year, the spirometer has so far brought only one dollar to its creator.

Bitfury to Represent Bitcoin Mining Optimization Chip

The product is called Bitfury Clarke ASIC and it's based on five successful generations of mining chips
20 September 2018   141

Bitfury Group introduced a new generation of hardware for bitcoin mining under the control of the integrated microcircuit Bitfury Clarke ASIC.

Five successful generations of Bitfury mining chips are the basis for new Bitfury Clarke ASIC. According to the developers, the new chip has the highest performance characteristics among the bitcoin mining hardware.

14nm Bitfury Clarke ASIC is fully optimized for Bitcoin Mining on SHA256. The hashing capacity is up to 120 Gigahets per second (GH / s) with energy costs of only 55 miljoules per gigahash (mJ / GH). The minimum required mains voltage is 0.3 V.

In addition to selling Bitfury Clarke chips, Bitfury also integrates Bitfury Clarke into other hardware, including its own servers for mining and BlockBoxes, as well as in the mining centers in Canada, Norway, Iceland and Georgia.