I suggest mining bitcoins in winter only.
The Joule effect will convert all the "wasted" electricity into heat which you need anyway.
a vast supply of gold
Where is the gold?
Not in Fort Knox apparently.
You're fogetting the part where I don't waste time proofreading my worthless comments.
You made a nice point: you don't mind shitting on everyone else's lawn.
If a 6600 used paper tape instead of core memory, it would use up tape at about 30 miles/second. -- Grishman, Assembly Language Programming