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@SuricrasiaOnline Step 1: Teletext integration
Step 2: Hide the machine
Step 3: Break encryption using modern techniques
Step 4: Hold world's secrets to dead-hand ransom
Step 5: Just plain buy the world

...what was I trying to do again?

This way it is less unlikely that this (now room-sized) machine is so powerful

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What I would do is build a big enclosure for the laptop so on the outside it looks as bulky as any super computer, when actually it's just a couple of server racks filled with cement walkway tiles

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Want a challenge?

You are sent back to 1989.
Prove you have the compute power to the world, while minimizing the risk of getting your machine stolen.

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god the bitcoin alpaca socks people are probably rolling in it

What am I going to send the 50 bitcoins on? Well this is the early 2010s, so of course I will buy alpaca socks for 1 bitcoin each

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YOU are given a MODERN MID-RANGE GAMING LAPTOP and ONE DAY before you are sent back in time to the year of your choosing.

YOUR TASK: pick a year and choose a goal that you intend to achieve. Explain how you will use your resources to achieve this goal.

EXAMPLE: I am going to 2009 and my goal is to spend Satoshi Nakamoto's 50 bitcoins. I use my superior graphics card to perform a 51% attack on the young bitcoin network and send the money to me 😎

bot, potentially bad 

lisp people: "you know lisp is really elegant, with only a handful of operations you can do anything--"
assembly people, hollering from the toilet: "HEY DID YOU KNOW THE MOV INSTRUCTION IS TURING COMPLETE?"

@RumPartov Have you considered signing up for Suricrasia Online? Free (compulsory) maid outfit fittings for every registration!

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