What is Banano?
Banano is a so-called "fourth-generation" cryptocurrency that uses Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) based block-lettuce architecture, where each user possesses his own blockchain. This cryptocurrency was forked from another cryptocurrency called NANO in April 2018. Banano's tokens are distributed through ongoing distribution programs, airdrops, and other events.
Does Banano have any fees?
Unlike many other cryptocurrencies, there are no fees when sending or receiving banano. Additionally, transfers happen instantly. This is a feature carried over from NANO, from which banano was forked from.
What is Banano Miner?
Banano Miner is a partnership between the Banano team and the [email protected] organization that helps incentivize and reward those that help contribute to medical research by running [email protected] on their computers. Although this isn't technically crypto mining, some may think of it this way and this is most likely why this partnership has taken the name of "Banano Miner".
What is [email protected]?
[email protected] is a distributed computing project for simulating protein dynamics. This includes the process of protein folding and the movements of proteins implicated in a variety of diseases. The project brings together citizen scientists who volunteer to run simulations of protein dynamics on their personal computers which provide insights that help scientists better understand biology and provide new opportunities for developing therapeutics.
Where can I find my Points Per Day (PPD) amount?
You can view your Points Per Day (PPD) by looking at your [email protected] dashboard when it is running.
Can I estimate the Points Per Day (PPD) for different hardware?
Absolutely! You can lookup average Points Per Day (PPD) figures for various CPUs and GPUs at folding.lar.systems. For example, a list of average PPD values for CPUs can be found here while a list of average PPD values for GPUs can be found here.
- There is no publicly available formula for calculating the exact number of bananos you'll receive from running [email protected] through Banano Miner. However, we can provide a rough estimate based on previous payouts.
- The exact amount of bananos paid out is subject to change at anytime without notice by the banano team.
- Our estimated numbers assume you have properly setup your name, team number, and passkey within [email protected] You can get these by entering your banano wallet address into the form within Banano Miner.
- A properly set passkey will enable higher payouts through a bonus amount. However, this bonus seems to only take effect after you've completed at least 10 work units within [email protected] Our estimated numbers assume the bonus is active. If you have not completed 10 work units, your actual numbers will be lower.
- Credits: Visual assets from banano.cc, formulation help from ZZMthesurand
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