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My first Bitcoin purchase

My first Bitcoin purchase

Today, I purchased my first item, or thing…… with the old ‘Bitcoin’.

It cost me, 0.00011000 BTC, or £3.22!

Here’s a screenshot.

My first bitcoin purchase

This purchase took roughly 3 minutes from start to finish.

I’ve got more to do today. I just thought I’d let you know.

Muscott -> Long Buckby and Google Pixel stops working

Muscott -> Long Buckby and Google Pixel stops working

Or thereabouts.

Actually Buckby Wharf.

Google Pixel 2 – Red light comes on and stops working

That’s right my phone, pictured below. Left it on charge overnight. Shortly after I got up in the morning, whilst it was still on charge, the red light came on and started flashing and the picture of the battery sign came on the screen.

google pixel 2
google pixel 2

Checked the Google Support website. “The battery is fully discharged. Re-charge for at least 30 minutes then re-try”.

I knew this was not the case, because it had been on charge, and when I checked the cable, it was attached securely.

So…. The phone had just stopped working.

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How a bitcoin is made

How a bitcoin is made

Something to start the day about bitcoin mining.

August 17, 2017

One of the world’s largest bitcoin mines is located in the SanShangLiang industrial park on the outskirts of the city of Ordos, in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region that’s part of China. It’s 400 miles from China’s capital, Beijing, and 35 miles from the the city of Baotou. The mine is just off the highway, near the intersection of Latitutde 3rd Road and Longitude 3rd Road. It sits amidst abandoned, half-built factories—victims of an earlier coal mining boom that fizzled out, leaving Ordos and its outlying areas littered with the shells of unfinished buildings.

The mine belongs to Bitmain, a Beijing-based company that also makes mining machines that perform billions of calculations per second to try and crack the cryptographic puzzle that yields new bitcoins. Fifty Bitmain staff, many of them local to Ordos, watch over eight buildings crammed with 25,000 machines that are cranking through calculations 24 hours a day. One of the buildings is devoted to mining litecoin, an ascendant cryptocurrency. The staff live on-site in a building with a dormitory, offices, a canteen, and a repair center. For recreation, they play basketball on an unfinished cement court.

Bitcoin mining consumes enormous amounts of electricity, which is why miners seek out locations that offer cheap energy. The Ordos mine was set up in 2014, making it China’s oldest large-scale bitcoin mining facility. Bitmain acquired it in 2015. It’s powered by electricity mostly from coal-fired power plants. Its daily electricity bill amounts to $39,000. Bitmain also operates other mines in China’s remote areas, like the mountainous Yunnan province in the south and the autonomous region of Xinjiang in the west.

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Censored by Google- 64% Black-hat Google penalty for White-hat site

Censored by Google- 64% Black-hat Google penalty for White-hat site

64% Google penalty on michaeltyler.co.uk results through Google.

  • Original images taken by myself removed from SERPs
  • Original content unique content, unavailable elsewhere, removed from SERPs
  • Sourced and compiled articles removed from SERPs

That’s right Google has slapped a 64% traffic penalty on michaeltyler.co.uk, removing most of my images and a lot of my content that I’ve created over the 13 years on Google’s index.

Fuck Google

Fuck their SERPs.

Here’s the evidence.

Search phrases – July 2016

Phrase Visitors
1 Phrase Not Provided 3,784
2 google play store china 37
3 chinglish 15
4 fiery cross reef 14
5 ch play china 13
6 world body painting championship 12
7 body painting festival austria 11
8 2016 flooding 7
9 world body painting championships 7
10 google play in china 6
11 how to install google play on chinese phone 6
12 access play store in china 6
13 using google play in china 6
14 how to use google play store in china 6
15 belgrade 5
16 chinglish signs 5
17 access google play in china 5
18 how to access google play store in china 5
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21 play store china 4
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25 how to use google play in china 4
26 china play store download 4
27 how to use play store in china 4
28 ostrog monastery 3
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30 lux league of legends 3
31 how to run google play in china 3
32 world body day 3
33 windows 10 3
34 body painting day 3
35 how to access play store in china 3
36 access google play store in china 3
37 ha tien vietnam 3
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39 can you use google play store in china 3
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46 tyler bozeman band 2
47 british bukaki 2
48 austria body painting 2
49 google play proxy for china 2
50 google play en china 2
Subtotal 4,048
Total 4,735

Search Phrases – July 2017

These are the results from last month.

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Connect/’sign in’ to ‘open network’ wifi on Windows 10

Connect/’sign in’ to ‘open network’ wifi on Windows 10

How to connect to wifi networks on Windows 10

Sometimes, you may be wishing to connect to what is known as an ‘open network’, that is a network that everyone is free to access.

The problem arises when open an network requires authentication.

How to sign in to an open network that requires authentication on Windows 10

When you first log-on, or sign in to and ‘open network’, you’ll be presented with their log in requirements.

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