Bit Coin Mining on the Apple II

Well, the mind of the Charles Mangin has once again come up with a project which will rock the world at its core. Bit Coin Mining on the Apple II. Yes, you heard right. Mining actual Bit Coins on the proverbial Apple II computer, the 1MHz wonder machine which has lasted 40 plus years now.

While this project would have been almost a perfect April Fools project such as the now very real Java Virtual Machine for the Apple II at its inception, this project is now, just as in the case of the Java VM, is as real as it gets.

But before you break the real machine and think you are going to become the next Satoshi, you will need to read Charles bit on the actual program and the fact that as he says, “it would take 256 trillion years to mine a coin”.

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Bill Martens

A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president -- Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.