Posts by cryptoman

1) Message boards : Promotion : Join the Gridcoin/Boinc Thunderclap Campaign and Let the World Know About Volunteer Scientific Computing (Message 72481)
Posted 15 Sep 2016 by cryptoman

About Gridcoin:
Gridcoin (Ticker: GRC) is a decentralized, open source math-based digital asset (cryptocurrency), kind of like Bitcoin, but also very different. Gridcoin was the first digital currency that delivered a working algorithm that equally rewards BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) scientific work.

Gridcoin came into existence in 2013. Since then, team Gridcoin has become the top Boinc team in the entire world, doing close to 200,000,000 credits in daily scientific work, spread out over 30+ Boinc projects:

How does Gridcoin actually work?
This video by RTMoney describes the several mining algorithms and how Gridcoin operates:

What is the purpose of this campaign?

The purpose of this Thunderclap campaign is to raise awareness about BOINC scientific computing and digital currencies like Gridcoin, which gives volunteers and newcomers a monetary incentive to contribute to science with hardware at their disposal.

Boinc computing uses up sizable amounts of electricity on a monthly basis and generous volunteers across the world usually pay for this cost from their own pockets. Gridcoin provides a way for Boinc volunteers to recoup their monthly power costs and be part of a growing and exciting digital economy.

You can join the Gridcoin Thunderclap campaign with your Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr account. The campaign needs to gather 100 supporters by September 24, which is 12 days away. Join today and let the world know about the importance of volunteer scientific computing and digital currencies like Gridcoin that support it.

Thunderclap Page:

Official Gridcoin site:
2) Message boards : The Lounge : Gridcoin warning (Message 64960)
Posted 19 Oct 2015 by cryptoman
Well, the free market doesn't seem to agree with you.

And the slimy douche that started this ridiculous thread is a disgruntled member who tried to force his agenda on Gridcoin, but was politely told to go away by the community.

While the concept was intriguing, I knew something was suspicious about this one, and never sunk any resources into it. It just sounded too good to be true, and the little documentation provided didn't really convince me of the concept or its security.
3) Message boards : Projects : Gridcoin -- First Cryptocurrency to Utilize BOINC (Message 52219)
Posted 29 Jan 2014 by cryptoman
Gridcoin is now listed on for trading.


So now you can exchange your Gridcoin for Bitcoin if you want.

Come and join team Gridcoin!!
4) Message boards : Projects : Gridcoin -- First Cryptocurrency to Utilize BOINC (Message 51161)
Posted 5 Nov 2013 by cryptoman
Here is a video of a Gridcoin miner in action with 6 GPU running Boinc.

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