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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

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

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.

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

SURICRASIA ONLINE CHALLENGE 0001

~ MUNCHKIN THE PAST ~

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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